Suffolk Highways will be carrying out improvements on the Spread Eagle junction, Bury St Edmunds.
The junction improvements will involve:
- traffic signals upgrades
- new bus facilities - the bus stops along Out Westgate and Vinery Road will be moved into bays, making a safer area for commuters
- pedestrian crossing installation
From 11 September 2017 Petticoat Lane will be closed for the duration of the scheme, please see information below.
Dates and timescales
The scheme will commence on 4 September 2017 and will continue until 24 February 2018. This will be completed in four phases as detailed below.
To prepare the junction for these improvements and create a safe working area for our staff, it will be necessary for an over night road closure to be in place during for the first week as detailed in the first phase.
Please note: The times and dates of these improvement works may be subject to change due to unforeseen factors, such as bad weather, or the need to undertake some work at weekends to minimise significant traffic disruption and delay during the working week.
Phase 1 completion update - 31 October
Phases 1 and 2 - 4 September to 22 December
Phases 3 and 4 - 8 January to 24 February
Petticoat Lane road closure - From 11 September
Working hours and traffic management
Overnight resurfacing - To be confirmed
Christmas arrangements - 22 December to 4 January
Information for businesses and residents
Contact us and give feedback
If you have any questions during the works, please speak to staff on site. Alternatively, you can contact us by:
- web chat by selecting 'chat with us' in the right hand corner
- phone 0345 606 6171
We would also be grateful for feedback on how the works were carried out and what you think of the result to help us improve our service.
Give your thoughts by completing our online feedback form.