Temporary traffic regulation orders

View a list of the temporary closures currently in force in Suffolk.

 List of the temporary closures currently in force
Route affectedDetails of restrictions (including OS grid references)Dates

FP31 and part of FP33 Aldringham cum Thorpe

From 647450 259910 and 647480 259880 to 647670 260630. In the interests of public safety the footpaths are closed due to damaged sea defences

7 February 2020 to 7 August 2021

Part of FP12 Barham

From 611956 251141 to 611975 251152. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed to enable Network Rail to carry out emergency works to the level crossing including the clearance of trees

15 January 2021 to 15 July 2021

Part of BY1 Barnham and BY5 Wordwell

From TL827775 to TL842762. The byways are closed to mechanically propelled vehicles in the interests of public safety due to excessive surface damage

25 January 2021 to 24 July 2021

Part of FP30 Barking

At 610630 254200 Pippins Bridge. In the interests of public safety the bridge will be closed due to recent movement of the abutment

16 December 2020 to 5 July 2021

Part of FP12 Barrow

From 576610 263220 to 577160 263190. In the interests of public safety part of FP12 will be closed to enable the resurfacing of the path

3 May 2021 to 21 May 2021

Part of FP5 Bawdsey

From 633750 237870 to 633710 237850. In the interests of public safety the last 20 metres (approximately) of the footpath that runs along the top of the steel pilings is closed as it has been eroded and is no longer usable

22 July 2016 to 10 August 2021

Part of FP5 Bawdsey

From 633493 237728 to 635123 239164. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath is closed due to the poor condition of the path surface and an actively eroding cliff

19 May 2020 to 8 December 2022

Part of FP6 Brantham

From 612117 276106 to 612073 234868. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed as Network Rail have assessed the crossing and consider it unsafe for public use

30 September 2016 to 30 March 2022

Part of FP2 Bury St Edmunds

From 584209 265637 to 584237 265642. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath is closed to enable underground electrical works

25 March 2021 to 3 June 2021

Part of FP17 Campsea Ashe

From 632205 255541 to 632182 255570. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath will be closed to enable UK Power Networks to carry out a new electrical installation

7 June 2021 to 11 June 2021

Part of FP61 Capel St Mary

From 609743 238294 to 609803 238387. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed to enable site traffic to access the new development

26 October 2020 to 26 October 2021

FP3A Cretingham at the bridge

From 621739 260773 to 621738 260752. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed due to an unsafe bridge, and to enable replacement works

To 30 October 2022

Part of FP30 East Bergholt

From 51.962504, 1.007911. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed due to an unstable bridge.

5 June 2020 to 5 December 2021

FP10 Elmswell

From 599040263958 to 599411 264114. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed in relation to a new housing development

1 March 2021 to 31 August 2021

Part of FP12 Elmswell

At 598660 264050. The footpath is closed to all pedestrian traffic at the level crossing due to insufficient visibility

19 June 2020 to 19 December 2021

FP9 Eriswell

At 572500 277580. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed due to the bridge being unsafe while awaiting repair

28 November 2019 to 27 May 2020

Part of FP12 Eye

That part of FP12 Eye will be closed from Eye Fire Station to its junction with FP7 Eye in the interests of public safety due to a broken footbridge

13 April 2021 to 3 May 2021

Parts of RB44, FP44X and FP45, Glemsford

From 583065 248763 to 583174 248861, from 583179 248867 to 583159 248884 and from 583174 248867 to 583206 248891. In the interests of public safety the restricted byway and footpaths are closed due to construction works

28 January 2021 to 18 August 2021

FP15 Hadleigh

At 604420 24372. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed as the bridge has been found to be unsafe

16 April 2020 to 16 October 2021

FP24 Hadleigh

From 603860 243180 to 604030 243340. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed in relation to a new housing development

20 March 2020 to 20 March 2021

Part of FP45 Hadleigh

From Tinkers lane to Benton Street. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath will be closed to enable repairs to take place. Coordinated works may also take place during this period

3 March 2021 to 1 July 2021

Part of FP26 Halesworth

From 638670 278288 to 638685 278291. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath is closed to enable Network Rail to rectify the track geometry through the crossing

24 May 2021 to 25 May 2021

Parts of BY12, BY12A, BY12B, BY12C Hepworth, and BY6A Market Weston, and BY16A Wattisfield

In the interests of public safety, parts of the byways are closed to vehicular traffic due to excessive surface damage. Other coordinated works may also take place during this period

2 February 2021 to 1 August 2021

FP1 Higham

At 574336 266091. The footpath is closed in the interests of public safety whilst Network Rail await the outcome of their diversion route

15 September 2018 to 21 October 2021

Part of FP9 Hoxne

At 618440 278060. In the interests of public safety FP9 Hoxne will be closed at the footbridge by the weir to enable repairs to the unsafe bridge

14 April 2021 to 5 May 2021

Parts of BY8 Icklingham, BY6 West Stow and BY8 Barnham

From TL792715 to TL827775. The byways are closed to mechanically propelled vehicles in the interests of public safety due to excessive surface damage

25 January 2021 to 24 July 2021

RB36 Ipswich

Gas Works Quay and Eagle Wharf - from TM17004371 to TM17024345. Eagle Wharf only - from TM17014356 to TM17024345. Required periodically to enable Anglo-Norden to unload timber from Gas Works Quay and / or Eagle Wharf. Closure only in force when an advance notice is displayed on site in accordance with terms of the Port of Ipswich Harbour Revision Order 2012

As required

Part of BR2 Knettishall

From 968805 to 969808. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath will be closed during repair works to the bridge.

From 27 January 2021 to 27 July 2021

FP1 Lavenham

In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed during excavations to carry out sewer and manhole repairs. Co-ordinated works may also take place during this period

16 November 2020 to 27 November 2020

BY20 Lavenham

From Bridge Street Rd to Melford Rd. In the interests of public safety the byway is closed to all mechanically propelled, equestrian and cycle traffic due to surface damage. Co-ordinated works may also take place during the restrictions

19 January 2021 to 19 July 2021

Part of BY22 Lavenham and BY36 Long Melford 

From 589320 249980 to 589960 249290. In the interests of public safety the byway is closed due to excessive surface damage

15 January 2021 to 4 July 2021

Part of FP3 Leiston

From 643281 263064 to 643227 262889. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath is closed to enable the installation of underground services and the construction of the internal road

5 April 2021 to 31 July 2021

Part of FP27 Lowestoft

From 653862 290303 to 653910 290578. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath is closed to enable the installation of a telecommunications network as part of a new subsea cable

25 May 2021 to 30 June 2021

Parts of FP39 and FP7 Lowestoft and Gisleham

From 653765 289910 and 653796 289929 to 653737 289550. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed due to extreme weather conditions and the current instability of the cliffs

6 February 2020 to 26 February 2022

FP52 Lowestoft

From 655252 294198 to 655315 294229. In the interests of public safety the Footpath is closed due to soil contamination found on site by the developer of a regeneration project

1 October 2020 to 20 October 2021

BY11 Mellis at the rail crossing

At 609448 273654. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed to enable the crossing to be upgraded

20 January 2021 to 12 March 2021

BR24 Melton

From 626927 250717 to 626965 250473. In the interests of public safety the bridleway is closed to enable the contractor to carry out reinstatement works on the bridleway, following its use as access for construction traffic

19 June 2017 to 19 June 2021

Part of BY61 Mendlesham

From Old Station Road to its junction with BY62. In the interests of public safety part of the byway is closed to pedestrian and bridleway traffic due to severe surface damage. Co-ordinated works may also take place during the closure

16 March 2021 to 15 September 2021

FP30 Mildenhall

From TL676748 to TL660754. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath is closed due to high water levels damaging the surface making it unsafe. Co-ordinated works may take place during this time to repair the damage.

18 February 2021 to 17 August 2021

Part of FP30 and all of FP35 Mildenhall

Footpath 30 from Mill Street its junction with BR1. In the interests of public safety the footpaths are closed to facilitate replacement of the Old Lock Footbridge. Co-ordinated works may also take place during this period

19 April 2021 to 30 June 2021

FP22A Needham Market

From 608200 255820 to 608450 255780.In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed while works are undertaken by Network Rail

9 January 2020 - 18 August 2021

FP27, BR47 and BR53 Onehouse

From 6030020 259650 to 603090 259360. And from 603090 259360 to 602880 259380. And from 602890 259380 to 602870 259350. In the interests of public safety the paths are closed in relation to the construction of a new housing development. Other co-ordinated works may take place during this period

 6 May 2020 to 6 May 2022

Part of FP7 Oulton

From 652040 294360 to 651690 294010. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed as the footpath is affected by construction traffic needed for works. There is an alternative route supplied by the contractors

To 14 November 2021

FP12 Oulton

From 650705 293208 to 650715 293235. In the interests of public safety the footpath will be closed to enable Network Rail to rectify the track geometry through the crossing

8 June 2021 to 9 June 2021

BY39 Polstead

From 600134 239933 to 600487 239986. In the interests of public safety the byway is closed to enable urgent mud clearance to take place

16 November 2020 to 17 November 2020

Parts of RB18 and FP24 Shotley

From 624514 233644 to 624141 233846. In the interests of public safety the route is closed due to damage caused by tidal floods

13 February 2020 to 13 August 2021

FP8 South Cove

From 651090 279760 to 650740 279210. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed as the marsh drainage has been overwhelmed and the boardwalk has lifted and rotted and remains unsafe

To 20 October 2021

FP15 and FP16 Sproughton and FP13 Washbrook

From 612660 243500 to 612870 242970. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed due to the construction of a new development

4 January 2021 to 4 July 2021

FP57 Stowmarket

From 605700 258010 to 606210 257690. In the interests of safety the footpath is closed to enable repairs to an unsafe embankment

until 30 October 2020

FP31 and parts of FP29 Stowupland

From 606180 259770 to 605920 259670. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed due to the construction of a new housing development

1 November 2020 to 1 May 2022

Part of FP62 Stowupland

From its junction with FP34 to its junction with FP38. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath will be closed to enable emergency surface repair works

5 April 2021 to 16 April 2021

Part of FP8 Syleham

From 621415 279255 to 621416 279270. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed due to a weak and unsafe structure

4 January 2021 to 3 July 2021

FP18 Thurston

From 591470 265910 to 591890 265940. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed in connection with the construction of a new housing development

21 November 2019 to 21 November 2020

Part of FP46, Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford

From FP45 to FP54. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath will be closed to facilitate safety works to the level crossing. Other co-ordinated works may also take place during this period

1 March 2021 to 12 March 2021

Part of FP13 Weybread

From 623891 279797 to 623900 279799. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath will be closed due to a weak and unsafe structure

18 February 2021 to 18 July 2021

Part of FP7 Wherstead

From 615980 241810 to 616150 241900. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath is closed to enable a high voltage cable to be laid from the substation to the northern end of the site

29 March 2021 to 29 July 2021