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:

Planned road closures:  March / April 2021 

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 is not listed below. You can follow us on Twitter for the latest emergency roadwork updates.

Reason for closure

Footway resurfacing works

Date of closure

8 - 11 March 2021 

Diversion route

Coblers Way, Footway between Queensway and Coblers Way, Queensway, High Street, Jennans Way, Debure Walk, Canon Pugh Drive, Tamage Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

To carry out planned patching works

Date of closure

5 - 16 April 2021 

Diversion route

London Road, Elveden, B1106, A134 and vice-versa

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching

Date of closure

8 - 12 March 2021 between 7am and 4pm 

Diversion route

Long Thurlow Road Badwell Ash, Long Thurlow Road Great Ashfield, Richer Road, The Street Badwell Ash, Badwell Road, Palmer Street, Crownland Road Walsham Le Willows and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

30 March 2021 - 7 April 2021 between 9am and 4pm (no weekend working)

Diversion route

Edinburgh Gardens, Thornhill Road, Church Lane, Kirby Rise, Phillipps Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

To Allow Vehicle Restraint Barrier To Be Installed 50m Either Side Of Bentley Rail Bridge To Prevent Errant Vehicles Leaving The Carriageway, Falling Down The Rail Embankment Onto The Railway Lines

Date of closure

15 March 2021 – 12 April 2021

Diversion route

Church Road, A137, Station Road, Church Road and Vice Versa

 

 

Reason for closure

Bridge maintenance – Replacement of rotten timber fencing on approach to the bridge.

Date of closure

11 - 12 March 2021  between 7.30am and 4.30pm 

Diversion route

Glemham Road, The Street, C245 From A12 To B1119, B1119, A12, Low Street and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

 8 - 12 March 2021

With a return to the site for associated works      

Diversion route

 A47, B1375, Lowestoft Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

 8 - 12 March 2021 between 9am and 3pm  

With a return to site for associated works

Work details 

B1074 Flixton Road, Blundeston – From Somerleyton Road until Flixton Road

B1074 Flixton Road, Flixton East – From Flixton Road until Flixton Road

B1074 Flixton Road, Oulton

B1074 Hall Lane, Oulton – From Flixton Road until B1375

Diversion route

 B1074, A143, B1534, A47, B1375, B1074 and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Footway resurfacing works

Date of closure

22 March - 16 April 2021 (24hrs)

Diversion route

Victoria Avenue, Coulson lane and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing 

Date of closure

30 March 2021 - 7 April 2021 between 9am and 4pm (no weekend working)

Diversion route

Norwich Road, Ipswich Road, Church Lane and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Highway flooding alleviation scheme consisting of; installing 7no. new gullies, 195m of new pipework (avg 1.3m deep) down centre of carriageway in between existing Sewer & Gas Main, and installation of 3no. new catchpit chambers (avg 1.7m deep in carriageway).

Date of closure

4 January - 5 March 2021 (Road closed 24hrs/day to through traffic)

Diversion route

Via B1063, A143,, B1061, A1017 and A1092 and vice versa

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Drainage improvement scheme to alleviate highway flooding.

Work details 

C486 Jacks Green Road, Creeting St Mary – from the junction with St Marys Road to junction with Mill Lane

C486 Mill Lane, Creeting St Peter – from the junction with Jacks Green Road to the junction with Fen Lane

Date of closure

25 March 2021 - 7 May 2021 (Road closed 24hrs/day)

Diversion route

Mill Lane - Creeting Road - Creeting Road East - Mill Street - Road from Cedars roundabout to Church Road - A1120 - A140 - All Saints Road - Jacks Green Road - vice versa

Diversion route map 

The below works have been postponed, further details will be provided once a rescheduled date has been confirmed. 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

22 - 26 March 2021 between 7pm and 5am  

Diversion route

Ashfield Road – Station Road – New Road – Church Road - A1088 – The Street– Westley Way  – Elmswell Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Brickwork pilaster repairs following impact damage to bridge.

Date of closure

17 - 18 March 2021 between 7.30am and 4.30pm each day

Diversion route

Diversion route - Bardwell Road, Coney Weston Road, Sapiston Road, A1088, Bardwell Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Patch Repair

Date of closure

8 - 9 March 2021 between 8pm and 2am 

Diversion route

Fagbury Road, Parker Avenue, Blofield Road roundabout, Parker Avenue, Fagbury Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Drainage improvements work - trial hole 

Date of closure

28 March 2021 between 6am and 7pm 

Diversion route

B1062, Back Lane, St Cross Road, Fox Hill, Park Road, Flixton Road and Vice Versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

2 - 6 March 2021 between 7.30pm to 5am 

Diversion route

A12 – A145 – A146 – A1145 and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

 

The below works have been postponed, further details will be provided once a rescheduled date has been confirmed.

Reason for closure

Jointing and associated works

Date of closure

15 - 19 March 2021 between 8pm and 6am 

Diversion route

East Bound.

Tot Hill, New Street, Stowmarket Road, Elmswell Road, Wetherden Road, Cross Street, Church Road, A1088, A14, A1120, A1308. No vice versa

West Bound.

A1308, A1120, A14, A1088, A14, Old A45, Old Bury Road, Haughley New Street, Tot Hill. No vice versa

 

Reason for closure

Footway works.

Date of closure

29 March - 2 April 2021 

Diversion route

Downs Crescent and vice versa

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

15 - 19 March 2021 between 9am and 4pm 

Diversion route

Nottidge Road, Spring Road, Woodbridge Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Rail Incursion Measures for Network Rail

Date of closure

15 - 17 March 2021

Diversion route

Luther road, Belstead Avenue vice versa

Diversion route map 

 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

6 - 8 March 2021 between 7pm and 5am (weekend working) 

Diversion route

Cliff Road, Holywells Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Replacement of bridge expansion joints.

Date of closure

1 - 5 March 2021 (24hrs)

Diversion route

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

Station Road (B1112) – B1112 (Norfolk County Council) – A1065 – B1112 & vice versa.

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Investigation works for a collapsed culvert.

Date of closure

22 - 24 March 2021 between 10am and 3pm 

Diversion route

A1141, A1071, A134, A131, A132, A1141 and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

To carry out pre surface dressing repairs

Date of closure

1 - 5 March 2021 (24 hours) & return to the site for associated works

Diversion route

C696 Water Lane, A134, C695 Little Whelnetham Road, The Street and vice-versa

Diversion route map 

  

Reason for closure

Footway works - Construction order to raise the kerbs and footway outside number 92 to stop footway flooding

Date of closure

15 - 17 March 2021 

Diversion route

B1122, B1353, B1069, B1122 and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Overnight closures to carry out maintenance works to Mutford Lock Bridge.

Closure to be in carriageway and both footways.

Date of closure

2 - 4 March 2021 between 8pm and 6am 

Diversion route

B1531, A12, Denmark Hill, Peto Way, A1117 & Vice versa.

Pedestrians and cyclists will be able to use the adjacent footbridge.

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

1 - 5 March 2021 (24hrs)

With a return to site for associated works

Diversion route

Church Road, Boston Road, A1144 and vice versa

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Pothole Repairs

Date of closure

 5 March 2021 between 7.30pm and midnight 

Diversion route

Dukes Head Street, high street and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

The below works have been postponed, further details will be provided once a rescheduled date has been confirmed.

Reason for closure

Carriageway Patching and associated works for Surface dressing

Date of closure

15 - 19 March 2021 between 8pm and 6am each night, return to site for associated works.

Diversion route

A1092, A1017, A143, A1302, A134 and vice-versa

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

25 February to 3 March 2021 between 7pm and 5am (including weekend working)

Diversion route

A1101 – B1102 – No Vice Versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Work details 

Phase 1

U8013 Nether Street, Rougham 

U8014 8014 from C694 to 8013, Rougham - from Nether Street until Heath Road.

Phase 2

U8014 8014 from C694 to 8013, Rougham – from Heath Road until Hessett Road

U8014 Hessett Road, Bradfield St George

U8104 Kingshall Green, Bradfield St George

Date of closure

29 March - 1 April 2021 

Return to the site for associated works.

Phase 1 to be completed before Phase 2 starts

Diversion route

Phase 1 - 8014 from C694 to 8013, Hessett Road, Kingshall Green, Kingshall Street, High Rougham, and Vice Versa.

Phase 2 - Kingshall Street, High Rougham,  Nether Street, 8014 from C694 to 8013, and Vice Versa.

Diversion route map phase 1 

Diversion route map phase 2 

Reason for closure

Pre Surface dressing repairs

Date of closure

22 - 26 March 2021 

And return to the site for associated works

Diversion route

Bury Road, Church Road, Rougham Road, Kingshall Street, Moat Lane, The Green and vice-versa. 

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

25 February - 3 March 2021 

With a return to the site for associated works

Diversion route

B1118, B1117, and vice versa. 

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Jet To Outfall Blocked Gullies Causing Flooding

Date of closure

7 March 2021 between 09:00 to 16:00

Diversion route

A1092, A134, A1302, A143, A1017 and vice versa

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

8 - 15 March 2021 between 8.30pm and 5am 

Diversion route

Clockwise – Newton Road, A131, A134 and no vice versa

Anti-clockwise – A134, A131, Newton Road and no vice versa

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

22 February 2021 - 1 March 2021 between 7pm and 5am  

Work details 

B1115 King Street, Sudbury – From Girling Street until Old Market Place

B1115 Old Market Place, Sudbury

A131 King Street, Sudbury – From Old Market Place until No 5

Diversion route

A131 – No vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Drainage works.

Date of closure

26 - 30 April (24hrs)

Diversion route

South Elmham St Cross, The Street and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing patching

Date of closure

22 - 25 March 2021 - 24hrs with a return for associated works

Diversion route

The Street, A140, Stoke Road Stoke Ash, Stoke Road Thorndon, Stanwell Green, Thwaite Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Road and bank reconstruction

Date of closure

22 - 26 March 2021 between 9am and 3.30pm 

Diversion route

B1118, B1117, B1116, B1118 and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching and associated works for surface dressing.

Work details 

A143 Diss Road Wattisfield - Part of from Hinderclay Road, Wattisfield to Snape Hill, Rickinghall Inferior

A143 Snape Hill, Rickinghall Inferior

A143 Diss Road, Rickinghall Inferior

A143 From Junction U5422 To C580, Botesdale

Date of closure

22 - 27 March 2021 between 8pm and 6am 

Diversion route

 A143, A1088, A1066, A140, A143 and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Replacement guardrail

Date of closure

29 March 2021 between 9.30am and 3.30pm 

Diversion route

A145, Cromwell Road, Redisham Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

15 - 19 March 2021 (24hrs) 

With a return to site for associated works

Diversion route

Blacksmiths Green and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Tie in works for A140 Roundabout Improvements before and after the A140 weekend closure (26-29 March) to open the new A140 South (Yaxley) roundabout.

Date of closure

24 March 5am - 14 May 6pm 

contingency dates are included. There will be other possible returns to complete the works.

Diversion route

A140 Ipswich Road, Old Ipswich Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure and Parking Suspension

Tie in works for A140 Roundabout Improvements.

Date of closure

26 February - 26 April - from 8pm Friday to 5am Monday each week 
contingency dates are included

There will be other possible returns for weekend and overnight closures.

Work details 

A140 Ipswich Road, Yaxley – From Castleton Way until Ipswich Road, Eye

A140 Ipswich Road, Eye – all of

A140 Norwich Road, Thrandeston  - all of

 A140 Norwich Road, Brome and Oakley – From Eye Road, Brome and Oakley until Norwich Road, Thrandeston

 C517 The Crossroads, Brome and Oakley – all of

 C567 Thrandeston Road, Brome and Oakley – From A140 until Great Green

Southern Roundabout:

A140 Ipswich Road, Yaxley – From Old Ipswich Road until Ipswich Road, Eye

 A140 Ipswich Road, Eye – all of

 A140 Norwich Road, Thrandeston  - all of

 A140 Norwich Road, Brome and Oakley – From Eye Road, Brome and Oakley until Norwich Road, Thrandeston

 C517 The Crossroads, Brome and Oakley – all of

 C567 Thrandeston Road, Brome and Oakley – From A140 until Great Green

 C527 Castleton Way, Eye – all of

 C527 Castleton Way, Yaxley – all of

 C574 Eye Road, Yaxley – all of

Diversion route

A140 Diversion Route: A140 Norwich Road, A140 Ipswich Road, A14, A143 Compiegne Way, A143 Stanton Road, A143 Bury Road, A143 Diss Road, A143 Old Bury Road. & Vice versa.

The Crossroads Diversion Route - B1077, A140 Norwich Road then on to the A140 diversion route.

Thrandeston Road Diversion Route - Thrandeston Road, A143 Old Bury Road and then on to the A140 diversion route. 

Eye Road Diversion Route -  Old Ipswich Road, A140 Ipswich Road and then on to the A140 diversion route. 

Castleton Way Diversion Route -  B1077 South, B1117, A140 Ipswich Rd Eye Road then on to the diversion route.

Diversion route map 1 

Diversion route map 2 

Diversion route map 3 

Reason for closure

Tie in works for A140 Roundabout Improvements before the A140 weekend closure (26-29 March) to open the new A140 South (Yaxley) roundabout.

Date of closure

24 March 5am - 26 March 8pm 

7 April 5am – 9 April 8pm 2021 (Contingency)

14 April 5am – 16 April 8pm 2021 (Contingency)

There will be other possible returns to complete the works.

Diversion route

B1077, New B1077 link road, A140 and vice-versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

29 March 2021 - 2 April 2021 

With a return to site for associated works

Diversion route

Road Closure 1: A1120, Hollow Lane, Sibton Green and vice versa

Road Closure 2: A12, A1120, Sibton Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 1 

Diversion route map 2