Temporary road closures for Suffolk Highways roadworks

List of temporary road closures and planned diversions for roadworks carried out by Suffolk Highways.

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Planned road closures: December 2019 / January 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

Carriageway patching 

Date of closure

6 - 10 January 2020, 24 hours 

Diversion route

Browston Lane – Yarmouth Road & vice versa

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Bridge maintenance – Replacement of rotten timber fencing on approach to bridge.

Date of closure

17 to 18 December 2019, between 7:30am and 4:30pm.

Diversion route

Low Street, Glemham Road, The Street, B1119, A12, Low Street and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Low Street, Benhall.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

13 to 17 January 2020, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

B1119, A12, Park Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Deadmans Lane.

Reason for closure

Pollarding of 31 Lime Trees.

Date of closure

9 to 13 December 2019, between 9:30am and 3:30pm.

Diversion route

Brooklands Road, Brooklands Rise, Palfrey Heights, Brantham Hill, Cattawade Street, and vice versa.

Diversion route map for New Village and Brooklands Road Brantham.

Reason for closure

Repairs to timber footbridge.

Date of closure

19 December 2019, between 7:30am and 4:30pm.

Diversion route

Tinhouse Road, The Street, Low Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Church Road, Bruisyard.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching for surface dressing.

Date of closure

13 to 17 January 2020, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

Main Road Bucklesham Road, A1156, A12 and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Bucklesham.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching.

Date of closure

17 to 20 December 2019, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

Spong Lane, North Green Road, Bell Green, The Street, Mary’s Lane, Linstead Road, Barell’s Hill, Cratfield Road, Huntingfield Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Swan Green Lane and Road East from C516, Cratfield.

Reason for closure

Enabling works for the removal of existing footbridge and installation of new footbridge.

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

Date of closure

20 to 24 January 2020 - 24 hours

Diversion route

Lidgate Road, Road From County Boundary to B1063, Cropley Grove, Silverley, High Street, Newmarket Road (B1063), Ashley Road, Newmarket Road, Ashley road(Newmarket), Cheverley Road, Old Station Road, Bury Road, Bury Road(Moulton), Moulton Road, Kennett Road, Chippenham Road, The Street, Dalham Road, Stradishall Road, Stores Hill and Vice Versa

Diversion Route Map 

Reason for closure

Road repairs prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

2 to 6 December 2019.

Diversion route

The Street, Low Road and vice versa.

Diversion route for Fox Lane Darsham.

Reason for closure

Large patch in carriageway repairs.

Date of closure

6 December 2019, between 8am and 3:30pm.

Diversion route

Sibton Road, A1120, A12 and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Willow Marsh Lane, Darsham and Yoxford.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching 

Date of closure

20 to 24 January 2020 - 24 hours

Diversion route

Tannington Road, Dennington Road, Tannington Long Road, B1118, B1116, A1120 and vice versa

Diversion Route Map 

Reason for closure

Brickwork pilaster repairs following impact damage to bridge.

Date of closure

16 December 2019, between 7:30am and 4:30pm.

There will be no access through the site for pedestrians/cyclists.

Diversion route

Bardwell Road, Clint Hill, Coney Weston Road, Bardwell Road, Sapiston Road, Fakenham Hill, A1088, Thetford Road, A1088, Bardwell Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Bardwell Road, Fakenham Magna.

Reason for closure

Surface Dressing Prep Works

Date of closure

27 to 31 January 2020, between 7.30am and 4.30pm

Diversion route

A1092, B1065, Flax Lane and vice versa.

Diversion Route Map 

Reason for closure

Overnight surfacing, lining and loop cutting to the newly installed puffin crossing.

Date of closure

16 to 18 December 2019, between 7:30pm and 5am.

Diversion route

A143, A134, A11, A1066, A1088, A143 and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Great Barton - A143 The Street.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching 

Date of closure

13 to 17 January 2020 - 24 hours

Diversion route

B1079, Mill Hill, Hasketon Road and vice versa.

Diversion Route Map 

Reason for closure

Surface dressing patching.

Date of closure

9 to 13 December, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

Thorpe Street, Gobbetts Road, The Street and vice versa.

Diversion Route Map for Chapel Road, Hinderclay.

Reason for closure

Urgent patch repairs

Date of closure

11 December 2019, between 9.30am and 3.30pm 

Diversion route

Henniker Road, Bennett Road, Brockley Crescent and vice versa

Diversion Route Map

Reason for closure

Urgent patch repairs

Date of closure

12 December 2019, between 9.30am and 3.30pm 

Diversion route

Foxhall Road, Tomline Road and vice versa

Diversion Route Map

Reason for closure

Carriageway Improvements

Date of closure

6 - 17 January 2020, between 7pm and 6am

Diversion route

Anti-clockwise diversion: Sir Alf Ramsey Way, West End Road and Chancery Road.not vice versa

Clock-wise diversion: Chancery Road, Grafton Way, West End Road and Sir Alf Ramsey Way. not vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Installation of new gullies.

Date of closure

23 to 24 December 2019, between 7:30am and 5pm.

Diversion route

Mill Road, B1061, A143, Greys Lane, Hundon Road, Barnardiston Road, Chimney Street, Valley Wash, Lower Road, Clare Road, Hundon Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Mill Road, Kedington.

Reason for closure

Road repairs.

Date of closure

2 to 6 December 2019, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

A12, B1122, Fordley Road, North Green and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Town Farm Lane and North Green Kelsale Cum Carlton.

Reason for closure

Road repairs.

Date of closure

2 to 6 December 2019.

Diversion route

Road from A12 to Kelsale Road, A12 – B1119 and vice versa.

Diversion map for Kelsale Cum Carlton and Rendham.

Reason for closure

Street lighting works.

Date of closure

2 to 9 December 2019, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

B1506 Bury Road, Entry On-Slip Junction (Jct) 39 To A14 Eastbound, Exit Off-Slip A14 Jct 40, Coalpit Lane, Entry On-Slip Jct 40 To A14 Westbound, Exit Off-Slip A14 W/B Jct 37, A142 Fordham Road, A1304 Bury Road, B1506 Well Bottom, B1506 Bury Road.

B1506 Bury Road, B1506 Well Bottom, A142 Fordham Road, Entry On-Slip Jct 37 To A14 Eastbound, Exit Off-Slip A14 Jct 40, Coalpit Lane, Entry On-Slip Jct 40 To A14 Westbound, Exit Off-Slip A14 Jct 39, B1506 Bury Road.

Diversion route map for Bury Road, Kentford.

Reason for closure 

Urgent - Damaged surround gully loose, requires repairs near school.

Date of closure 

5 December 2019, between 9.30am and 3pm.

Diversion route

Bell Lane, A1214, A1071, A1189, Foxhall Road, Bell Lane and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Kesgrave.

Reason for closure

Urgent jet 26.8m of slot drain causing flooding on carriageway 

Date of closure

18 December 2019, between 11.30am and 3pm 

Diversion route

B1069, A1094, A1122, B1069 and vice versa.

Diversion Route Map 

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

6 to 10 January 2020, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

B1122, Westwood Ho, Buckleswood Road, Abbey Lane and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Leiston.

Reason for closure

Upgrade of existing traffic signals at the junction of Waterloo Avenue.

Date of closure

25 November to 13 December 2019, between 7:30am and 5pm.

Diversion route

B1069 Haylings Road, Kings Road, B1122 High Street, Main Street.

Main Street, B1122 High Street, Kings Road, B1069 Haylings Road.

Diversion route map for Park Hill, Leiston.

Reason for closure

Footway repairs.

Date of closure

Phase 1 Higher Drive, Lowestoft: 9 to 17 December 2019, 24 hours per day (excluding the weekend).

Phase 2 Wood Loke West, Lowestoft: 17 to 20 December 2019, 24 hours per day.

Phase 1 and 2 will run consecutively.

Diversion route

Phase 1: Gresham Avenue, B1375, Gloucester Avenue, Orford Drive and vice versa. 
Diversion route map phase 1 for Higher Drive, Lowestoft.

Phase 2: Gresham Avenue, B1375, Gloucester Avenue, Wenheston Way, Claydon Drive and vice versa. 
Diversion route map phase 2 for Woods Loke West. Lowestoft.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching.

Date of closure

16 to 20 December 2019, 24 hours per day

Diversion route

Yarmouth Road, The Street, Flixton Road, B1074 and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Browston Lane and Blocka Road.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

9 to 11 December 2019, between 9:30am and 3pm.

Diversion route

A1117, A47 and vice versa.

Diversion route map Bentley Drive, Lowestoft.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

2 to 6 December 2019, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

A12, B1116 and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Marlesford Road, Marlesford and Hatcheston.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

20 to 24 January 2020, between 7pm and 7am.

Diversion route

A12, A1094, B1069, A1152 and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Melton.

Reason for closure

Road repairs.

Date of closure

2 to 6 December 2019, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

The Street, Rectory Road, B1125, B1122 and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Mill Street and The Street Middleton.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing.

Date of closure

6 to 10 January 2020, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

B1119, Chapel Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Rendham.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching for surface dressing.

Date of closure

16 to 20 December 2019, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

B1113, Walsham Road - Finningham, West Hall Road - Walsham Le Willows and vice versa.

Diversion route map for New Delight Road, Rickinghall Superior.

Reason for closure

Surface dressing prep works.

Date of closure

13 to 17 January 2020, between 9:30am and 3pm.

Diversion route

Pakenham Road, Thurston Road, Ixworth Road, Station Hill, and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Thurston and Great Barton.

 

Reason for closure

Cleanse 5 x gullies and 3 x soakaways.

Date of closure

18 December 2019, between 9am and 3pm.

Diversion route

B1078, B1084, A1152*, B1069 And vice versa.

Diversion route map for Orford Road and The Common, Tunstall.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching.

Date of closure

16 to 20 December, 24 hours a day.

Diversion route

Holton Road – Heath Road and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Bridge Lane, Wenhaston.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching.

Date of closure

6 to 10 January 2020, 24 hours per day.

Diversion route

Butts Road – Nollers Lane – A144 – Hogs Lane and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Westhall.

Reason for closure

Carriageway patching prior to surface dressing

Date of closure

20 to 24 January 2020 - 24 hours

Diversion route

B1078, Broad Road, Dallinghoo Road and vice versa

Diversion Route Map 

Reason for closure

Urgent verge repairs.

Date of closure

4 December 2019, between 9:30am and 3:30pm.

Diversion route

A1120, A140, B1117, B1077 and vice versa.

Diversion route map for Fenn Street, Grange Road, Church Lane, Winston.

Reason for closure

3 x pothole repairs.

Date of closure

13 December 2019, 9:30am and 2pm.

Diversion route

Diversion route 1: A12, Grundisburgh Road, Hasketon Road and no vice versa.

Diversion route 2: Hasketon Road, Grundisburgh Road, A12 and no vice versa.

Diversion route map for B1079 Hasketon Road, Woodbridge.

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

Carriageway patching.

Date of closure

9 to 13 December 2019.

Diversion route

Southbound - Golf Links Road, Newmarket Road, A11 Northbound, Fiveways Roundabout, A11 Southbound, B1085.

Northbound - A11 Northbound, Newmarket Road, Golf Links Road.

Diversion route map for Newmarket Road, Worlington.