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:  April / May 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

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

26 April - 1 May 2021 between 8pm and 6am  

Diversion route

Newmarket Road – A11 – and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway Resurfacing

Date of closure

26 - 30 April 2021 between 7pm and 5am  

Diversion route

A145 – A146 – Lowestoft Road – Ingate – and vice versa.

Diversion route map.

Reason for closure

Remedial drainage works - This scheme will build a new drainage network to prevent properties from being flooded in the future.

Date of closure

Phase 1 closure: 3 - 9 May 2021 

Phase 2 closure: 10 - 29 May 2021 

Work details 

Phase 1 Closure: U4930 Cangles Lane, Beyton

Phase 2 Closure: C427 The Street, Hessett – From Drinkstone Road until Beyton Road

C427 Beyton Road, Hessett – The Street until Church Road

Church Road, Beyton – From Beyton Road until Quaker Lane

U4928 Quaker Lane, Beyton

Phase 2 Will Only Commence Following The Completion Of Phase 1.

Diversion route

Phase 1 closure: Drinkstone Road, Tostock Road, Roads Bounding Beyton Green, Church Road and Vice Versa.

Diversion route map for phase 1 

Phase 2 closure: High Rougham, Ipswich Road, Bury Road, Roads Bounding Beyton Green, Drinkstone Road and Vice Versa.

Diversion route map for phase 2 

 

Reason for closure

Drainage works to clear blocked ditches and outfalls. Cut new grips and replace signposts.

Work details

Phase 1 -  C560 Thurston Road – from the junction with C562 Mount Road to A14 slip road

Phase 2 - C560 Thurston Road – from A14 slip road to C427 The Green

Phase 2 Will only commence following the completion of phase 1.

Date of closure

Phase 1 - 12 - 18 April 2021 

Phase 2 - 19 - 28 April 2021 

Diversion route

Phase 1 - (North of A14): C560 – C427 – C764 – C693 – C562 and vice versa

Diversion route map for phase 1 

Phase 2 - (South of A14): - C560 – C427 – C764 – C693 – C562 and vice versa

Diversion route map for phase 2 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

 4 - 7 May 2021 between 8.30am and 3.30pm 

With a return to site for associated works

Diversion route

 B1375, B1075 and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Footway resurfacing works

Date of closure

29 March 2021 - 23 April 2021 (24hrs)

Diversion route

Victoria Avenue, Coulson lane and vice versa

Reason for closure

Vegetation clearance - Tree suffering root erosion, damage and fungal infection.

Date of closure

4 May 2021 between 9.30am and 3pm 

Diversion route

B1125, B1387, A12, B1122, B1125 and vice versa.

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

Reason for closure

To carry out pre-surface-dressing repairs

Work details 

Phase 1 - C301 The Street, Cretingham from Swan Lane until Brandeston Road

Phase 2 - C301 The Street, Cretingham from Brandeston Road until Otley Road

C301 Otley Road, Cretingham from The Street until Road From 3528/3503 to C301

Date of closure

19 - 23 April 2021 between 7.30am and 4.30pm 

Phase 2 will commence on completion of Phase 1

Diversion route

Phase 1 - The Street, Otley Road, Travellers Road, Church Road, The Street, Hoo Green, School Lane, Mill Lane, Easton Road, The Street, Low Street, Brandeston Road, Low Street, The Street, Earl Soham Road, Brandeston Road, Swan Lane and Vice Versa.

Diversion route map for phase 1 

Phase 2 - Travellers Road, Church Road, The Street, Hoo Green, School Lane, Mill Lane, Easton Road, The Street, Low Street, Brandeston Road, Low Street, The Street, Earl Soham Road, Brandeston Road, Swan Lane, The Street and Vice Versa.

Diversion route map for phase 2

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Work details 

Phase 1 - B1375 Gorleston Road, Corton & B1375 Rackham’s Corner, Blundeston

Phase 2 -  B1375 Parkhill, Oulton - B1375 Parkhill, Corton & B1375 Oulton Road, Blundeston

Date of closure

19 - 23 April 2021 between 9am and 3.30pm 

Phase 2 to start on completion of phase 1.

With a return to site for associated works

Diversion route

Phase 1: A47, A1117, B1074, B1375 and vice versa

Diversion route map for phase 1 

Phase 2: B1375, A47, A1117, B1074, B1375 and vice versa

Diversion route map for phase 2 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

19 - 23 April 2021   

With a return to site for associated works

Diversion route

B1375, A47 and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Pothole Repair

Date of closure

4 May 2021 between 9.30am and 2pm 

Diversion route

A1120, B1119, B1116 and Vice Versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

To undertake permanent repair of railing structure  

Date of closure

4 - 8 May 2021 

Diversion route

 B1061 - A143 – Bury Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Signing and Road Marking work.

Date of closure

3 - 8 May 2021 between 7pm and 5am  

Diversion route 

B1075, A1022 and vice versa

Diversion route map 

 

 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

19 - 23 April 2021 between 9am and 3pm 

With a return to site for associated works

Diversion route

 B1437, A12 and vice versa

Diversion route map 

 

Reason for closure

Safety of operatives and public for drainage investigation works.

Date of closure

4 May 2021 between 9.30am and 4.30pm 

Diversion route

Bury Road, Lawshall, Lawshall Road, The Green, The Pound, Nowton Road, Hawkstead Road, Bury Road, Nowton, Nowton Road, A1302, A134, Stanningfield Road, Bury Road Stanningfield, Old Lane, Donkey Lane, The Street, Harrow Green, Lawshall Row and vice versa.

Diversion route map  

 

Reason for closure

Footway improvement works

Date of closure

19 - 23 April 2021 for 24 hours 

Diversion route

High Street, Queensway and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

To carry out Pre Surface Dressing Repairs

Date of closure

26 - 30 April 2021 (24hours)

And return to site for associated works

Diversion route

C707, Preston Road, The Street, Hitcham Road, Kettlebaston, C707, Balls Hill, Bury Road, Hitcham, B1115 and vice-versa. 

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Pre Surface dressing repairs

With a return to site for associated works

Date of closure

26 - 30 April 2021 

Diversion route

C695, Bury Road, C694,Church Road, Rougham Road, Bradfield St George, C694, Kingshall Street, U8009, Moat Lane, U8015, The Green, Rougham and vice-versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Pothole Repairs

Date of closure

5 May 2021 between 9.30am and 2pm 

Diversion route

B1119, B1120, A1120, A12, B1119 and vice versa.

Reason for closure

Drainage works.

Date of closure

26 - 30 April (24hrs)

Diversion route

South Elmham St Cross, The Street and vice versa

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

10 May 2021 - 15 May 2021 between 8pm and 6am  

Diversion route

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

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

26 - 30 April 2021    

Diversion route

B1123, C203 from B1123 to District Boundary, Blyford Lane, Low Road, Heath Road  and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Tie in works for A140 Roundabout Improvements works 

Date of closure

5am on 24 March - 23 April 2021 

Diversion route

A140 Ipswich Road, Old Ipswich Road and vice versa.

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