Temporary road closures for Suffolk Highways roadworks

List of temporary road closures and planned diversions for roadworks carried out by Suffolk Highways.

Read our pages below for more information:

Current road closure of Farthing Drove, Sedge Fen

For further details, please visit Farthing Drove, Sedge Fen

Planned road closures: May / June 2020

We plan roadworks in advance and to allow for bad weather or other delays, the dates shown cover the range of days we are scheduled to be on site (with a few extra days planned in just in case). If we need to make major changes to the dates of works, we will update the information signs on site.

There may be times that essential emergency works are required to take place on the network that are not listed below. You can follow us on Twitter for the latest emergency roadwork updates.

Reason for closure

Drainage improvement scheme to alleviate highway flooding

Date of closure

15 - 26 June 2020 - 24hrs

Diversion route

A1088, Sapiston Road (Honington), Bardwell Road (Sapiston), Spring Road (Bardwell), Up Street (Bardwell), Quaker Lane (Bardwell), Low Street (Bardwell) and vice versa 

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Drainage improvement scheme to alleviate property and highway flooding

Date of closure

Phase 1 : 26 May to 2nd June 2020 - 24hrs

Daveys Lane, Bardwell

The Green, Bardwell – From Daveys Lane Until Stanton Road

Phase 2 : 3 June to 12 June 2020 – 24hrs ( to be removed at 12 noon on 12 June)

Spring Road, Bardwell

Up Street, Bardwell

Phase 3 : 12 June 2020 - 12 noon to 4pm only

The Green, Bardwell

Stanton Road, Bardwell

Bardwell Road, Stanton – From Stanton Until Chare Road

Roads will be closed 24hrs and only removed at weekends if safe to do so

Diversion routes

Diversion route phase 1

Diversion route phase 2

Diversion route phase 3

 

 

 

Reason for closure

Footway Patching

Date of closure

26 to 29 May 2020, between 9am and 4pm

Diversion route

London Road – Peddars Lane – Blyburgate – Ingate – St Annes Road – Swines Green – St Georges Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Footway Repairs

Date of closure

15 - 19 June 2020 - 24hrs

Diversion route

Ravensmere East, Pound Lane and no vice versa

Diversion route map

Parking Suspension

C964 Ravensmere, Beccles – From Pound Lane until Old Market (Caxton Arms)

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing.

Date of closure

8 - 11 June 2020, between 9am and 4.30pm 

Diversion route

Sherbourne Street, Swan Street and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Tree felling and maintenance

Date of closure

17 to 18 June 2020, between 7.30am and 4pm

Diversion route

Ellis Street, Broad Street, Church Street, School Hill, A1071 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works

Date of closure

27 June - 2 July 2020, overnight between 7pm and 7am

Diversion route

A137, A14, A12, B1070 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Bridge maintenance – Repairs to timber footbridge.

Date of closure

17 June 2020, between 7.30am and 4.30pm

Diversion route

Church Road, Tinhouse Road, The Street, Low Road, Church Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works 

Date of closure

14 - 16 June 2020, between 9.30am and 3pm.

Diversion route

B1079 - B1078 - A12 - B1079 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Footway Works

Date of closure

8  - 12 June 2020- 24hrs

Diversion route

Parkway North, Risbygate Street and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works.

Date of closure

29 June to 4 July 2020, between 7pm and 7am

Diversion route

B1115, A134, A1141, B1071, B1115 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Brickwork repairs parapet following vehicular impact

Date of closure

15 - 19 June 2020- 24hrs

There will be access through site for pedestrians / cyclists.

Diversion route

B1078 – B1077 – A1120 – A140 – B1078 and vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing.

Date of closure

29 May to 4 June 2020, between 9am and 4.30pm (No Weekend Working)

Diversion route

B1385 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Pothole Repairs

Date of closure

9 June 2020, between 9.30am and 3pm

Diversion route

A47, B1385, Church Lane and no vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Urgent repair of large depression in footway

Date of closure

26 May 2020 , between 9.30am and 4.30pm

Diversion route

Hadleigh Road, B1070, Gaston Street, Elm Road, Hadleigh Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Cyclical Works for Drainage Management

Date of closure

29 May 2020, between 9.30am and 1.30pm

Diversion route

A145, A146, A1145, A1117, A12, B1127 and vice versa

Diversion route

 

Reason for closure

Footway Repairs

Date of closure

20 May to 5 June 2020

Diversion route

Rosemary Avenue - High Road East - A1021 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Patching, Surface Dressing and associated works.

Date of closure

20 - 27 May 2020, between 9am and 4pm

Diversion route

B1106, A1101, B1106 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Safe installation of road marking refreshments

Date of closure

29 June to 1 July 2020, between 10pm and 5am

Diversion route

Diversion 1 - A14 - A1189 - A1214 – A12 and no vice versa

Diversion 2 - A14 and no vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing

Date of closure

26 to 29 May 2020

Diversion routes

Clockwise diversion – Canhams Road, Head Lane, B1508, A131 King Street, A131 Gainsborough Street, A131 Gregory Street, A131 Gainsborough Road, A131 Girling Street, A131 Newton Road, Shawlands Avenue and no vice versa

Anti-clockwise diversion - Shawlands Avenue, A131 Newton Road, B1508 Head Lane, Canhams Road and no vice versa.

Shawlands Avenue Diversion - Shawlands Avenue, A134, Road from B1508 to A134 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Footway Repairs

Date of closure

22 June to 10 July 2020 - 24hrs

Diversion route

Chalkstone Way and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

24 June to 1 July 2020, between hours of 7pm and 5am (no weekend working).

Diversion route

A143 – A1302 – A134 – A1092 – A1017 – A143 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works.

Date of closure

28 May - 6 June 2020, between 7pm and 7am

Phase 1 :

A1101 The Street, Icklingham

A1101 Bury Road, Icklingham

A1101 Bury Road, Lackford

A1101 Bury Road, Flempton – From Bury Road, Lackford to West Stow Road, Flempton

Phase 2 : 

A1101 Bury Road, Flempton - From Risby Road Until Bury Road, Hengrave

A1101 Bury Road, Hengrave

A1101 Hengrave Road, Fornham All Saints – From Bury Road, Hengrave to Mere Lane, Fornham All Saints

Phase 2 to run after Phase 1 (Phases 1 & 2. will not run concurrently).

Diversion route

A1101 – A143 – A134 – A11 – A1101 & vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

10 - 16 June 2020, between 9am and 4.30pm (No weekend working)

Diversion route

Foxhall Road, Cauldwell Hall Road, Spring Road and vice versa

Diversion route 

 

Reason for closure

Road closure for footway reconstruction and repairs

Date of closure

29 June to 31 July 2020, between 7am and 5pm

Phase 1 :

U4069 Fircroft Road, Ipswich – from Elmcroft Road to roundabout with Congreve Road

Phase 2 : 

U4069 Fircroft Road, Ipswich - from Congreve Road to Defoe Road

Diversion route

Phase 1 : Elmcroft Road, Congreve Road and vice versa

Phase 1 Diversion route map

Phase 2 : Defoe Road, Henley Road, Larchcroft Road, Congreve Road and vice versa

Phase 2 Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Installation of new school footway.

Date of closure

2 March to 6 June 2020.

Diversion route

Heath Road, Foxhall Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Heath Lane, Ipswich.

Reason for closure

Carriageway repairs

Date of closure

21 to 28 May 2020 - 9am to 4.30pm (no weekend working)

Diversion route

Spenser Road, Shakespeare Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Closed to Vehicular Access To Support Safe Social Distancing

Date of closure

29 April to 9 June 2020, 24hrs

Diversion route

No diversion route required

Map of extent of road closure

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

15 - 18 June 2020, between 9am and 4.30pm (No weekend working)

Diversion route

Colchester Road, Rushmere Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing

Date of closure

22 - 27 June 2020, between 7pm and 5am

Diversion route

Foxhall Road, Heath Road, A1214, A12, Foxhall Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works

Date of closure

22 - 27 June 2020, between 7pm and 7am

Diversion route

B1068, B1087, A134 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

5 and 8 June 2020, between 9am and 4.30pm

Diversion route

B1069 – Kings Road – John Street and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

2 - 4 June 2020, between 9am and 4.30pm (No weekend working)

Diversion route

B1122 – B1353 – B1069 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

3 -  8 July 2020, between 7pm and 5am

Diversion route

Clockwise Diversion - B1508, A131 King Street, A131 Gainborough Street, A131 Gregory Street, A131 Gainsborough Road, A131 Girling Street, A131 Newton Road, A134, B1508 and no vice versa

Anticlockwise Diversion - B1508, A134, A131 Newton Road, B1508 and no vice versa

Diversion Route Map

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing.

Date of closure

27 May to 1 June 2020, between 9am and 4.30pm

Diversion route

Sherbourne Street, Swan Street and vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works.

Date of closure

8 - 11 June 2020, between 7.15pm and 6.45am

Diversion route

A12 - A1094 - B1069 - A1152 & vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

26 to 29 May 2020, between 8pm and 5am

Diversion route

B1375 – B1074 – A1117 – B1375 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Patch Repair

Date of closure

17 June 2020, between 9.30am and 2pm

Diversion route

B1078 - B1077- B1079 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Repair damaged verge

Date of closure

19 June 2020, between 9.30am and 11am

Diversion route

B1079 - B1077 - B1078 and vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works.

Date of closure

8 - 12 June 2020, between 7pm and 7am

Diversion route

B1077 - B1117 - A140 - A1120 - B1077 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

2 x Pothole Repairs

Date of closure

25 June 2020, between 9.30am and 12 noon

Diversion route

B1119, B1122, A12, B1121, B1119 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Pothole repair

Date of closure

10 June 2020, between 9.30am and 12 noon

Diversion route

The Street, Hollesley Road, Lodge Road, Hollesley Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works.

Date of closure

12 to 19 June 2020, between 7pm and 7am

Phase 1 :

B1069 Bridge Road

B1069 Snape Bridge, Tunstall

Phase 2 : 

B1069 Snape Road, Tunstall  - from Dock Farm Road until The Heath, Blaxhall

B1069 The Heath, Blaxhall,

B1069 Snape Road, Tunstall - from The Heath to Limetree Lane.

Phase 2 to run after Phase 1 (Phases 1 & 2. will not run concurrently).

Diversion route

Phase 1 : B1069 - B1078 - A12- A1094 and vice versa.

Phase 1 Diversion route map

Phase 2 : B1069 - B1078 - A12 - A1094 - B1069 and vice versa.

Phase 2 Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works.

Date of closure

30 June to 3 July 2020, between 8pm and 6am

Phase 1 :

A131 Melford Road, Sudbury – part of: from the B1064 roundabout to Chaucer Road

Phase 2 : 

A131 Melford Road, Sudbury – part of: from Chaucer Road to York Road.

Phase 2 to run after Phase 1 (Phases 1 & 2. will not run concurrently).

Diversion routes

Phase 1

Clockwise diversion: A134 Springlands Way; Waldingfield Road; Northern Road – A131 Newton Road; Girling Street; King Street; Market Hill; Gainsborough Street; Gregory Street; Gainsborough Road; Melford Road. 

Anti-clockwise diversion: A131 Melford Road; Girling Street; Newton Road – A134 Northern Road; Waldingfield Road; Springlands Way.

Phase 1 diversion route map

Phase 2

Clockwise diversion: A131 Melford Road - A134 Springlands Way; Waldingfield Road; Northern Road – A131 Newton Road; Girling Street; King Street; Market Hill; Gainsborough Street; Gregory Street; Gainsborough Road.

Anti-clockwise diversion: A131 Girling Street; Newton Road – A134 Northern Road; Waldingfield Road; Springlands Way – A131 Melford Road.

Phase 2 diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Patching Prior To Surface Dressing

Date of closure

26 to 29 May 2020

Diversion route

Pakenham Road, Thurston Road, Ixworth Road, Station Hill and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works

Date of closure

1 - 7 June 2020, between 7pm and 7am

Diversion route

A12 - A1094 - B1069 - A1152 - A12 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Speed Restrictions

40 mph temporary speed limit on the following roads:

A12 Ufford, Ufford to A12 Main Road, Marlesford – from the junction with A12 Hacheston for 300 metres north eastbound – (Northbound carriageway)

A12 Pettistree Northbound Slip On, Pettistree

A12 Hacheston Northbound Slip On, Hacheston

Reason for speed reduction

Safety of operatives and public during surface dressing.

Prohibition of waiting 

Prohibition:  All laybys

Reason for prohibition:

For safety of operatives, parking of works vehicles and equipment