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: August / September 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

Footway Repairs

Date of closure

3 - 7 August 2020 - 24hrs

Diversion route

Ravensmere East, Pound Lane and no vice versa

Parking Suspension

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

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

3 - 7 August 2020 between 9am to 4pm 

Diversion route

Home Farm Lane – Hardwick Lane – Wilks Road – Nowton Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Removal of existing footbridge and installation of new footbridge.

There will be access through site for pedestrians / cyclists.

Date of closure

3 - 23 August 2020 - 24hrs

Diversion route

B1508, A134, A131, B1508 & Vice versa.

Diversion route map

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

17 to 21 August 2020 between 8am and 5pm 

Diversion route

Park Road – Bildeston Road – Bowl Road – Bowl Corner – Straight Road

and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works

Date of closure

3 - 7 August 2020, between 9am - 3pm and 7pm - 7am 

Diversion route

B1077 - B1117 - A140 – B1118 – B1117 and vice versa.

 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

24 to 28 August 2020 

With a return to site for associated works.

Diversion route

B1116 – Brook Lane and vice versa

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

28 August 2020 to 4 September 2020 between 9am and 4.30pm (no weekend working)

Diversion route

Windsor Terrace – Princess Way – Queensway - Castle Avenue 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 December 2020, 24hrs

Diversion route

No diversion route required

Map of extent of road closure

Reason for closure

Footway reconstruction and repairs 

Date of closure

16 July to 6 August 2020 

Phase 1 - U4099 Stratford Road, Ipswich - from Chesterfield Drive to Burke Road 

Phase 2 - U4099 Stratford Road, Ipswich - from Chesterfield Drive to Shakespeare Road 

Diversion route

Diversion 1 - Burke Road, Cedarcroft Road, Chesterfield Drive and vice versa

Diversion 2 - Chesterfield Drive, Mansfield Avenue, Highfield Road, Shakespeare Road and vice versa

Reason for closure

Road closure for footway reconstruction and repairs

Date of closure

27 July to 14 August 2020, between 7.30am and 5pm 

(excluding weekends)

Diversion route

Fircoft Road, Ashcroft Road, Beechcroft and vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

17 to 24 August 2020 between 9am and 4pm  (no weekend working)

Diversion route

Mallard Way, Birkfield Drive, Annbrook Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Footway reconstruction and repairs

Date of closure

17 August 2020 to 4 September 2020 (Excluding weekends) – 7am to 5pm 

Diversion route

Westerfield Road, Valley Road, Norwich Road, St Matthews Street, Crown Street, St Margarets Plain, St Margarets Street, St Margarets Green, Bolton Lane and vice versa

 

Alternative Diversion Route

Westerfield Road, Valley Road, Norwich Road, St Matthews Street, Crown Street, St Margarets Plain, Soane Street, Bolton Lane - no vice versa

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

26 August 2020 to 2 September 2020 between 9am and 4.30pm 

(no weekend working)

Diversion route

Kingsgate Drive, Colchester Road, Sidegate Lane, Woodbridge Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

13 to 18 August 20202 between 9am and 4.30pm (no weekend working).

Diversion route

B1074 – A1117 – A47 – Park Road – St Margaret’s Road and vice versa.

 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

21 to 28 August 2020 between 9am and 4.30pm (no weekend working)

Diversion route

B1119 – B1121 – A12 – A1094 – B1069 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Patching prior to surface dressing - with a return to site for associated works

Phase 1 

C617 Brandon Road, Mildenhall – From A1011 until Hornbeam Road

Phase 2 

C617 Brandon Road, Mildenhall – From Hornbeam Road until A1065

Date of closure

24 to 28 August 2020 between 7.30am to 4.30pm 

Phase 2 of the closure starts on completion of Phase 1 

Diversion route

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

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

Diversion route map - Phase 1 

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

Diversion route map - Phase 2 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reason for closure

Drainage improvement scheme to alleviate highway & property flooding and carriageway patching

Date of closure

3 -  21 August 2020

Road closed -  8am - 4pm Mon- Fri (with 2 way lights set up to guard the drainage works outside of those times incl. weekends)

Diversion route

B1085 – B1506 – A1304 – B1063 – Vice Versa

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works.

Phase 1  

B1438 Main Road, Pettistree - From A12 junction to High Street junction

B1078 High Street Wickham Market – From Main Road junction to Chapel Lane junction

Phase 2     

B1438 High Street, Wickham Market – From Dallinghoo Road to Bordercot Lane

(Phase 2 to will start on the completion of phase 1)

Date of closure

25 to 29 August 2020 between 8pm and 6am 

Diversion route

Phase 1.  Northbound - A12, B1078, B1438 and no vice versa

              Southbound - B1438, B1078, A12, B1438 and no vice versa

 

Phase 2. Northbound - B1438, A12, B1078 and no vice versa

             Southbound - B1078, A12, B1438 and no vice versa            

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing patching

Date of closure

10 to 14. August 2020  between 7am and 5pm -  with a return for associated works

Diversion route

Bedingfield Road, The Street, Bucks Green Bedingfield, Bucks Green Rishangles, B1077 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Survey of North of Snape Bridge (for arch lining works)

Date of closure

3 - 7 August 2020

Diversion route

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

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

07 - 13  August 2020 between 7pm and 5am (including weekend working)

Diversion route

A131, A134, A131 Newton Road no vice versa.

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing prep work 

Date of closure

10 to 14 August 2020 between 7am and 4.30pm -  with a return for associated works. 

Diversion route

Whepstead Road, Folly Lane, 7421 From Golden Lane and Folly Lane to District Boundary, 7421 From Tuffields Road to District Boundary, Tuffields Road, B1066 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Drainage improvement scheme to alleviate highway flooding

Date of closure

27 July to 7 August 2020 - Road closed 24hrs/day to through traffic, works in conjunction with 2way lights on B1102

Diversion route

B1102 – Freckenham Road, Freckenham – Vice Versa