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: January / February 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

Road repairs 

Date of closure

1 - 5 February 2021 between 8pm and 6am 

Diversion route

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

Diversion route map 

 

 

 

Reason for closure

Pothole Repairs

Date of closure

1 February 2021 between 9.30am and 2pm 

Diversion route

B1119, B1116, Clay Hills, A1120, B1120 and vice versa.

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

18 - 22 January 2021 between 9am and 4.30pm 

Diversion route

Croft Rise – Home Farm Lane – Mayfield Road 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 - 19 February 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

Maintenance work to bridge.

There may be times where there will be no access through the site for pedestrians/cyclists.

Date of closure

1 - 3 February 2021 (24hrs)

Diversion route

Church Road, Jay’s Hill Road, B1127, Hulver Road, and vice versa

Diversion route map 

 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching and associated works, prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

1 - 3 February 2021

Diversion route

Drinkstone Road, Bury Road, Gedding, Bury Road, Felsham, Church Road, Lower Green and Vice Versa

Diversion route map 

 

 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing patching

Date of closure

1 - 5 February 2021 

with a return for associated works

Phase 1:

U4416 Tye Lane, Flowton – the entire length

U4415 Somersham Road, Flowton – the entire length

U4415 Flowton Road, Somersham – from Somersham Road to Blood Hill

Phase 2:

U4414 Blood Hill, Somersham – the entire length

Phase 2 will start on the completion of phase 1

Diversion route

Phase 1: Flowton Road, Church Lane, Main Road, Somersham Road, Leather Bottle Hill, Somersham Road, B1113, Tye Lane and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Phase 2: Elmsett Road, Ipswich Road, Main Road, Church Lane, Flowton Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Tree Removal

Date of closure

26 - 27 January 2021 between 9.30am and 4pm 

Diversion route

B1117, A144, A12, A1120, B1116 and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Pre Surface-dressing repairs

Date of closure

25 - 29 January 2021 

Phase 1 - 7.30am to 4.30pm

Phase 2 - 9am to 3pm 

with a return to site for associated works

Work details 

Phase 1

C725 Whatfield Road, Nedging with Naughton – entire length

C725 New Road, Nedging with Naughton – entire length

C725 Naughton Road, Whatfield – entire length

Phase 2

C725 The Street, Whatfield – entire length

U8421 The Green, Whatfield – from The Street until Hadleigh Road

C725 Hadleigh Road, Whatfield – entire length

C725 Whatfield Road, Aldham – entire length

Phase 1 to be completed before Phase 2 starts

Diversion route

Phase 1: The Street, The Green, Hadleigh Road, Whatfield Road,

Cosford Road, Road from A1071 To 8417, A1071, A1141, B1115, B1078 and vice versa

Phase 2: Whatfield Road, Cosford Road, Road from A1071 To 8417, A1071, A1141, B1115, B1078, Whatfield Road, New Road, Naughton Road, and vice versa

Diversion route map for phase 1  

Diversion route map for phase 2

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

14 - 20 January 2021 between 8pm and 6am 

Diversion route

A142 – A1304 – A1303 – A14 and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works.

Work details 

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 will start on the completion of phase 1

Date of closure

18 - 22 January 2021 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

Pre Surface-Dressing Repairs

Return to the site for associated works.

Date of closure

21 - 23 December 2020 between 8am and 4pm 

Diversion route

Kingshall Street, Rougham Road, Church Road, Hollybush Corner, Felsham Road, Felsham Road, Road between the C695-C427, Manor Road, The Green, The Street, Beyton Road, Church Road, Bury Road, Ipswich Road, and vice-versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Safety of operatives and general public during structures repair works.

Date of closure

21 - 22 January 2021 between 8am and 4pm 

Diversion route

 Dead end road – No Diversion Route required

 

Reason for closure

Safe installation of new speed limit signing and road markings

Date of closure

18 January 2021 to 23 January 2021 - between 7pm and 5am 

Diversion route

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

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Repairs

Date of closure

29 January 2021 between 7.30pm and midnight 

Diversion route

B1119, B1122, B1069, A1094, B1121 and vice versa. 

Reason for closure

Road Heave and Pothole Repair

Date of closure

12 January 2021 between 9.30am and 3pm 

Diversion route

Low Road, Huntingfield Road, Low Road, B1117 and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing patching

Date of closure

25 -  29 January 2021 24 hours a day  - with a return for associated works

Diversion route

Crownland Road, Palmer Street, The Causeway, The Street, Finningham Road Walsham le Willows and vice versa

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing patching

Date of closure

25 - 29 January 2021 24 hours with a return for associated works

Diversion route

Earlsford Road, Yaxley Road, Mellis Road and vice versa

Diversion route map