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:  April / May 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

Major drainage improvement scheme.

Date of closure

2 March to 24 April 2020, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

B1069, Kings Road, B1122 and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Aldringham Cum Thorpe.

Reason for closure

Carriageway Patching Prior To Surface Dressing

Date of closure

11 to 15 May 2020, between 9.30am and 3.30pm

Diversion route

The Whinlands, The Haven, Remembrance Road, Aldeburgh Road, Thorpe Road, Wentworth Road, A1094, B1122, B1353 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Permanent Patch Repairs

Date of closure

14 April 2020, between 9am and 3pm

Diversion route

Little London Hill, Road from U4818 to U5320 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

6 to 10 April 2020

Diversion route

Fingal Street, Mill Road, Southolt Road, Road from C534 to Parish Border, Big Green, Park Road, Athelington Road, Southolt Road and vice versa

Diversion Route Map

Reason for closure

Drainage improvement scheme to alleviate property and highway flooding

Date of closure

Phase 1 :27 April  to 7 May 2020 - 24hrs

Daveys Lane, Bardwell

The Green, Bardwell – From Daveys Lane Until Stanton Road

Phase 2 : 11 to 22 May 2020 – 24hrs ( to be removed at 12 noon on 22 May)

Spring Road, Bardwell

Up Street, Bardwell

Phase 3 : 22 May 2020 - 12 noon to 4pm only

The Green, Bardwell

Stanton Road, Bardwell

Bardwell Road, Stanton – From Stanton Until Chare Road

Roads will be closed 24hrs and only removed at weekends if safe to do so

Diversion routes

Diversion route phase 1

Diversion route phase 2

Diversion route phase 3

 

 

 

Reason for closure

Clean and jet to outfall 3 x blocked gullies

Date of closure

20 April 2020, between 9.30am and 12.30pm.

Diversion route

The Street, Denham Lane, Barrow Road, Road From C659 To B1085, Dalham Road, Denham Road, The Street, Gazeley Road, C655 From Dalham To Gazeley, Dalham Road, The Street, Higham Road, Gazeley Road, Lower Green and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Footway Patching

Date of closure

26 to 29 May 2020, between 9am and 4pm

Diversion route

London Road – Peddars Lane – Blyburgate – Ingate – St Annes Road – Swines Green – St Georges Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing.

Date of closure

4 to 7 May 2020, between 7pm and 5am (No Weekend Working)

Diversion route

B1113 – A143 – Bury Road – The Street – Rickinghall Inferior – The Street Rickinghall Superior and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching repair

Date of closure

24 April 2020, between 7pm and 11.59pm

Diversion route

A12, Main Road, School Lane, Newbourne Road, Ipswich Road, Waldringfield Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching 

Date of closure

20 to 25 April 2020, overnight between 8pm and 6am

Diversion route

A1092 -A1017 – A143 – A134 – A1092 & Vice Versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching 

Date of closure

14 to 17 April 2020, overnight between 8pm and 6am

Diversion route

A1092 -A1017 – A143 – A134 – A1092 & Vice Versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing.

Date of closure

29 May to 4 June 2020, between 9am and 4.30pm (No Weekend Working)

Diversion route

B1385 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works

Date of closure

21 to 24 April 2020, between 9.30am and 3pm.

Diversion route

Cross Street, Wetherden Road Elmswell, Elmswell Road, Stowmarket Road Wetherden, Haugley New street, Tot Hill Haughley, A14, (West Bound A1088 From Distriict Boundary to A14),Elmswell And vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Footway Repairs

Date of closure

11 to 25 May 2020

Diversion route

Rosemary Avenue - High Road East - A1021 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Footway Repairs

Date of closure

4 to 8 May 2020

Diversion route

Rosemary Avenue - Colneis Road - Beatrice Avenue and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Patching, Surface Dressing and associated works.

Date of closure

20 - 27 May 2020, between 9am and 4pm

Diversion route

B1106, A1101, B1106 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

2 x Carriageway Pothole Repairs

Date of closure

14 to 15 April 2020, between 9.30am and 3.30pm

Clockwise Diversion

B1106, A1101, B1106 and no vice versa

Anti-Clockwise Diversion

B1106, A1101, B1106 and no vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Cyclic Works Programme for Drainage Management

Date of closure

14 April 2020, between 9.30am and 12.30pm

Diversion route

Gisleham Road, C917 From C915 To C916, Snab Hill, Blowers Lane and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing

Date of closure

26 to 29 May 2020

Diversion routes

Clockwise diversion – Canhams Road, Head Lane, B1508, A131 King Street, A131 Gainsborough Street, A131 Gregory Street, A131 Gainsborough Road, A131 Girling Street, A131 Newton Road, Shawlands Avenue and no vice versa

Anti-clockwise diversion - Shawlands Avenue, A131 Newton Road, B1508 Head Lane, Canhams Road and no vice versa.

Shawlands Avenue Diversion - Shawlands Avenue, A134, Road from B1508 to A134 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Drainage Investigation

Date of closure

9 April 2020, between 9.30am and 3.30pm

Diversion route

B1070, A1071, B1070 and vice versa 

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway patch repairs

Date of closure

29 April to 3 May 2020 - 24hrs

Phase 1 : 

B1127 Wrentham Road, Henstead

B1127 Beccles Road and Church Street , Wrentham

Phase 2 :

C927 Guildhall Lane, Wrentham

Phase 3 : 

B1127 Chapel Road, Wrentham – From the junction of Guildhall Lane to the junction of Bonsey Gardens

Diversion routes

Diversion route phase 1

Diversion route phase 2

Diversion route phase 3

Reason for closure

Urgent pothole and patch repair

Date of closure

29 April 2020, between 9.30am and 3.30pm

Diversion route

Bury Road, The Street, Buggs Lane, Brettenham Road, The Causeway, The Street, Bury Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching 

Date of closure

6 to 9 April 2020

Diversion route

Nuttery Vale, Eye Road and vice versa

Diversion Route Map

Reason for closure

Installation of new school footway.

Date of closure

2 March to 8 May 2020.

Diversion route

Heath Road, Foxhall Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Heath Lane, Ipswich.

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing.

Date of closure

20 to 24 April 2020, between 9am and 4:30pm 

Diversion 1 - Woodbridge Road, Argyle Street, St Helens Street, St Margarets Street, St Margarets Green, Bolton Lane, Tuddenham Road – no vice versa

Diversion 2 – Tuddenham Road, Bolton Lane, St Margarets Green, St Margarets Street, Woodbridge Road – no vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

14 - 17 April 2020, between 9.30am and 4.30pm

Diversion route

Wash Lane, Church Road, Whites Lane, B1473 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Cyclic Works Programme for Drainage Management

Date of closure

1 May 2020, between 9.30am and 12.30pm

Diversion route

B1119, B1069, B1121, B1119 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Safe construction of new pedestrian crossing point.

Date of closure

6 to 20 April 2020, between 7.30am and 5.30pm

Diversion route

Sizewell Road, Urban Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Blocked Gully Causing Flooding

Date of closure

20 April 2020, between 9.30am and 12.30pm.

Diversion route

B1063, A1304, B1061, A143, B1063 and vice versa.

Diversion route map    

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

14 - 17 April 2020, between 7pm and 6am

Diversion route

Clockwise Diversion - B1508, A131 King Street, A131 Gainborough Street, A131 Gregory Street, A131 Gainsborough Road, A131 Girling Street, A131 Newton Road, A134, B1508 and no vice versa

Anticlockwise Diversion - B1508, A134, A131 Newton Road, B1508 and no vice versa

Diversion Route Map

Reason for closure

Urgent Blocked Gully Causing Flooding

Date of closure

6 April 2020, between 9.30am and 12.30pm

Diversion route

Clockwise Diversion

B1508, A131 King Street, A131 Market Hill, A131 Gainsborough Street, A131 Gregory Street, A131 Gainsborough Road, A131 Girling Street, A131 Newton Road, A134, B1508 and no vice versa

Anticlockwise Diversion

B1508, A134, A131 Newton Road, B1508 and no vice versa

Diversion Route Map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing

Date of closure

20 to 24 April 2020, between 9am and 4.30pm (No Weekend Working)

Diversion route

A1092, A134 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

 

 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works

Date of closure

28 April to 2 May 2020, between 9.30am and 3pm

Diversion route

A1117, A47 and vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

20 to 23 May 2020, between 8pm and 5am

Diversion route

A1117 – A1144 – A47 – A12 – A1117 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing.

Date of closure

4 to 11 May 2020, between 9.30am and 4.30pm

Diversion route

Claremont Road – B1532 – A12 – B1384 – B1532 and no vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

27 April to 1 May 2020, between 7am and 6pm.

Diversion route

Waldringfield Road – Newbourne Road – Ipswich Road – Newbourne Road – A12 – Main Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing.

Date of closure

27 May to 1 June 2020, between 9am and 4.30pm

Diversion route

Sherbourne Street, Swan Street and vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

14 to 20 April 2020 between 9am and 4.30pm (No weekend working)

Diversion route

Road From C566 To A140 Mendlesham – A140 – Debenham Road Stonham Parva – Road From C566 To Parish Border – Road From C409 To 5249 Earl Stonham – C566 From U5249 To U5218 – Stowmarket Road – Old Station Road – Front Street – Old Market Street – Ducksen Road Mendlesham And Vice Versa.

Diversion Route Map

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works

Date of closure

18 to 23 May 2020, overnight 7pm - 7am

Diversion route

B1122 – B1119 – B1121 – A12 & vice versa

Diversion Route Map

Reason for closure

Urgent Patch Repair

Date of closure

15 April 2020, between 9am and 3pm

Diversion route

B1115, A1141, B1071, B1115 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

26 to 29 May 2020, between 8pm and 5am

Diversion route

B1375 – B1074 – A1117 – B1375 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

4 to 6 May 2020

Diversion route

Mill Lane, B1078, B1438 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing.

Date of closure

27 April to 4 May 2020, between 9am and 4:30pm (no weekend working).

Diversion route

A1214, Bell Lane, Penzance Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Patching

Date of closure

20 to 25 April 2020, overnight between 7pm and 7am

Diversion route

B1118 - B1116 - B1117 & vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Pre Surface Dressing Repairs

Date of closure

20 April to 24 April 2020, overnight 7pm - 7am

Diversion route

B1066, A1092, A134, A1092, B1066 and vice-versa

Diversion Route Map

Reason for closure

Pre Surface Dressing Repairs

Date of closure

6 to 9 April 2020

Diversion route

A134, B1087, B1068 and vice versa

Diversion Route Map

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway resurfacing.

Date of closure

11 to 18 May 2020, between 9am and 4:30pm (no weekend working).

Diversion route

Barton Road – Heath Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Footway reconstruction works.

Date of closure

2 January to 10 April 2020, between 7:30am and 4pm.

Diversion route

Old Barrack Road via Seckford Hall Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Oxford Drive, Woodbridge.

Reason for closure

Surface dressing and associated works

Date of closure

26 May to 5 June 2020, between 7pm and 7am

Diversion route

A12 - A1094 - B1069 - A1152 - A12 and vice versa.

Diversion route map

Speed Restrictions

40 mph temporary speed limit on the following roads:

A12 Ufford, Ufford to A12 Main Road, Marlesford – from the junction with A12 Hacheston for 300 metres north eastbound – (Northbound carriageway)

A12 Pettistree Northbound Slip On, Pettistree

A12 Hacheston Northbound Slip On, Hacheston

Reason for speed reduction

Safety of operatives and public during surface dressing.

Prohibition of waiting 

Prohibition:  All laybys

Reason for prohibition:

For safety of operatives, parking of works vehicles and equipment

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

14 to 18 April 2020 - 24 Hrs

Diversion route

The Street, Ipswich Road, Newbourne Road, Waldringfield Road, Ipswich Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Footway works.

Date of closure

6 to 17 April 2020, 24hrs

Diversion route

B1079, A12 and vice versa

Diversion route map