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: September / October 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

Replacement of bridge plug joints.

There will be no access through site for pedestrians / cyclists during the closures.

Date of closure

 28 September - 3 October 2020 

Diversion route

 A146 – A143 – A47 – A1117 – A146 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Structure repair works

Date of closure

8 - 9 October 2020 between 8am and 5pm 

Diversion route

Capel St Andrew Road–The Street – Dock Farm Road - Dock Farm Road –Hollesley Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

19 - 23 October 2020  

With a return to the site for associated works

Diversion route

B1125, Lymballs Lane, A12 and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Pre Surface-Dressing repairs

Date of closure

20 - 22 October 2020 between 7.30am and 5pm

With a return to the site for associated works

Diversion route

Round Maple, Roundmaple, Daisy Green, Broad Street, Park Corner, Mill Green, and vice versa. 

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

19 - 23 October 2020 

With a return to the site for associated works.

Diversion route

B1116 – Brook Lane and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

15 - 22 October 2020 between 7pm and 5am 

Diversion route

A1307 – A143 – A1017 and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

5 - 10 October 2020  between 7pm and 7.30am 

Diversion route

Sandy Lane – Needham Road – A140 – A1120 – The Green – Ipswich Way – Debenham Road – Gosbeck Road – Ipswich Road – road from U4707 to U4729 – Helmingham Road – B1078 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

16 - 22 October 2020 between 9am and 4.30pm each day (no weekend working)

Diversion route

Landseer Road, Clapgate Lane, Benacre Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing

Date of closure & suspension of the weight limit 

12 - 17 October 2020 between 7pm and 6am 

Work details 

Road closure 1 - 

C320 Nacton Road, Ipswich - from Nacton Crescent junction (outside number 318 Nacton Road) to Mildmay Road

Road closure 2 –

C26 Landseer Road, Ipswich – from Nacton Road to Gloucester Road

Road closure 3 –

U2241 Rands Way, Ipswich – from Nacton Road eastbound for 60 metres

Temporary Suspension of Weight Limit

Ipswich Borough Council (Landseer Road, Nacton Road and Felixstowe Road Night Time) (Heavy Commercial Vehicles Exceeding 7.5 Tonnes Maximum Gross Weight) (Prohibition of Entry) (Experimental) Order 1996. 

Diversion route

Diversion 1- Nacton Road, Hatfield Road, Felixstowe Road, Ransomes Way, Nacton Road and vice versa

Diversion 2- Landseer Road, Holywells Road, Duke Street, Pownall Road, Felixstowe Road, Ransomes Way, Nacton Road and vice versa

Diversion 3- Managed with special signs/gatemen

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Closed to Vehicular Access To Support Safe Social Distancing

Date of closure

29 April to 9 December 2020, 24hrs

Diversion route

No diversion route required

Map of extent of road closure

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

19  to 23 October 2020 be 9am and 4.30pm

Diversion route

Rushmere Road, Woodbridge Road, Sidegate Lane, Stradbroke Road, and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing

Date of closure

28 September 2020 - 1 October 2020 between 7pm and 5am (no weekend working)

Diversion route

Penshurst Road, Arundel Way, Ashdown Way, Bixley Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

30 September - 7 October 2020 (excluding weekends)

Diversion route

 Seaward Avenue, B1122, Sizewell Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

With a return to site for associated works

Date of closure

7 - 9 October 2020 (24hrs)

Diversion route

Sizewell Road, Sylvester Road, Seaward Avenue and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

19 - 23 October 2020 between 07.30am to 16.30pm

With a return to the site for associated works

Work details 

Phase 1 - C617 Brandon Road, Mildenhall – From A1011 until Hornbeam Road

Phase 2 - C617 Brandon Road, Mildenhall – From Hornbeam Road until A1065

Diversion route

Phase 1 - South, A1101, Mildenhall Road, Eriswell Road, B1112, A1065,  Brandon Road.

Phase 1 - North, A1101, A1065, Brandon Road.

Phase 2 - A1065, Thetford Road, Brandon Road and vice-versa. 

Diversion route map 1 

Diversion route map 2 

Reason for closure

Safety of operatives and the general public during structures repair works to bridge parapet

Date of closure

 5 - 9 October 2020 between 8am and 5pm each day. 

Diversion route

B1115, Milden Hall, Milden Road, A1141 and vice versa. 

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Highway flooding alleviation scheme

Date of closure

21 September - 9 October 2020 (Road closed 24hrs/day to through traffic)

Phase 1 – 21 September - 24 September 2020

Phase 2 – 24 September - 7 September 2020

Phase 3 – 7 September - 9 September 2020 

Closure dates overlap but only one road closure will be implemented at any one time

Work details 

Phase 1:

C756 Mill Street, Nayland With Wissington – the entire length

Phase 2:

B1087 Bear Street Nayland With Wissington – from the junction with Parker’s Way until Birch Street

B1087 Birch Street, Nayland With Wissington – the entire length

B1087 Mill Street, Nayland With Wissington – the entire length

B1087 Stoke Road, Nayland With Wissington – the entire length

B1087 Nayland Road, Stoke By Nayland – from Stoke Road until B1087 Access Road To Tendring Hall Farm From B1087

Phase 3:

U8526 Gravel Hill, Nayland With Wissington – the entire length

U8526 Gravel Hill, Stoke by Nayland – from Gravel Hill, Nayland With Wissington until     Access Loop Off 8526 To Shaddelows Farm

Temporary suspension of 18 tonne weight restriction on the B1068 from its junction with the C729 (leading to Rectory Hill) for a distance 3 kilometres up to and adjacent to the entrance of the Copelia Fruit Factory

Diversion route

Phase 1 - B1087, A134, Horkesley Road, Court Street, High Street, and vice versa

Phase 2 - B1087, B1068, A134 and vice versa

Phase 3 - Gravel Hill, B1068, B1087 and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing

Date of closure

 30 September - 5 October 2020 between 8pm and 6am (no weekend working) 

Diversion route

A142 – A1304 – A1303 – A14 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

 

 

Reason for closure

Highway flooding alleviation scheme

Date of closure

28 September 2020 - 9 October 2020

Diversion route

A12, B1119 and vice versa

 

Reason for closure

Road Closure for new road layout, drainage works, carriageway resurfacing, and lining reinstatement 

Phase 1

(5 to 16 October 2020) - Playford Road, Rushmere St Andrew/Ipswich – Between The Street and Humber Doucy Lane.

Diversion - Rushmere Street, Rushmere Road, Colchester Road, Woodbridge Road East and vice versa or Bent Lane, A1214 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Phase 2

(5 October to 6 November 2020) - Bent Lane, Rushmere St. Andrew - 20m from Playford Road junction

Diversion - Playford Road, Woodbridge Road and vice versa.

Temporary traffic signals will be in place at the Bent Lane junction

Diversion route map 

Phase 3

(2 to 6 November 2020) - Playford Road/The Street, Rushmere St Andrew/Playford – Between The Mills and Playford Corner

Diversion – Playford Road, Doctor Watsons Lane, Woodbridge Road, Playford Road and vice versa or Bent Lane and vice versa. 

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Footway reconstruction and repairs.

Date of closure

5 - 16 October 2020 between 8am and 4.30pm 

Diversion route

Onehouse Road, Gainsborough Road, St Peters Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Surface Dressing prep and associated works

Date of closure

 12 - 16 October 2020 between 9am and 4pm each day

Diversion route

Debenham Lane, Stowupland, Middlewood Green, Debenham Road, Road from C566 to Parish Border, Earl Stonham, Debenham Road, Stonham Parva, A140, A1120 and vice-versa. 

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Bridge maintenance 

There will be no access through the site for pedestrians/cyclists.

Date of closure

12 October 2020 - 29 November 2020 (24hours each day)

Diversion route

Clockwise:

B1029, Birchwood Road, A12, A1232, B1029 – no vice versa

Anticlockwise:
B1029, A12, Birchwood Road, B1029 - no vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

23 - 27 October 2020 between 7pm and 5am (including weekends)

Diversion route

Church Street, Friars Street, Station Road, Great Eastern Road, King Street, B1115, A131, A134, A131 and no vice versa

Diversion route map

Diversion Route for HGV Traffic

A131 – A1124 – A133 – A134 – A131 no vice versa

HGV diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

26 - 30 October 2020 between 9am and 4.30pm

Diversion route

Croft Road – Gainsborough Road – no vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Works to install Arch Lining

Date of closure

 19 October 2020 - 6 November 2020 

Diversion route

B1069, A1094, A12, B1078, B1069 & vice versa

Diversion route map