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:

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.

As well as Suffolk Highways, there are numerous other people and organisations (particularly providers of gas, electricity, water, sewerage disposal and telephone-related services) who carry out work on roads, pavements and bridges in Suffolk.

They complete work on roads and pavements to maintain and improve the utilities required for households and businesses in Suffolk. 

To find current and planned roadworks, scheduled road closures and diversions routes in the county being undertaken by other organisations in Suffolk, please visit Roadworks in Suffolk

Highway improvement schemes 

 

Planned road closures: September \ October 2022

Reason for closure

Pipe replacement and new gully installation

Date of closure

7 November - 11 November 2022 

Diversion route

Valley Wash – Lower Road – Lower North Street – North Street – Upper North Street – Hall Road – B1063 – A143 – Water Lane and vice versa.

Diversion route map

 

Reason for closure

Footway Repairs

Date of closure

26 - 30 September 2022 between 7pm and 11pm

Site to be manned until 11am the following day to avoid damage to new footway slurry surface

Diversion route

Southbound Traffic - A145, A146, B1127, Benacre Road, Beccles Southern Relief Road with no vice versa

Northbound Traffic – Beccles Southern Relief Road, Benacre Road, B1127, A146, A145, Newgate, Blyburgate, A145 with no vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Footway Reconstruction – Both sides of footway

Date of closure

5 September - 11 November 2022 

Diversion route

Castle Hill and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Drainage investigation bore holes

Date of closure

19 - 30 September 2022 between 9am and 3.30pm 

Diversion route

Avenue Approach – A1101 - Norfolk Road and vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Footway Reconstruction

Date of closure

27 October - 15 November 2022 between 8am and 4pm 

Diversion route

Churchgate Street – Guildhall Street – Westgate Street and no vice versa

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Drainage Improvements

Work details 

B1066 The Green, Brockley from junction with Mill Road to Bury Road

B1066 Bury Road, Brockley

B1066 Brockley Road, Whepstead from junction with Tuffields Road to Bury Road

Date of closure

12 September - 21 October 2022 

Diversion route

B1066 - A143 - A1302 - A134 - A1092 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

To Carry out pre-surface dressing repairs, and associated works

Date of closure

3 - 7 October 2022 

With a return to site for associated works.

Diversion route

A1141 and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Drainage Infrastructure - CCTV survey and jetting of all assets

Work details 

Phase 1 - U4516 Jacks Lane, Combs – from Park Road to Reservoir access

Phase 2 - C499 Park Road, Combs – from Jacks Lane to Park House access

Date of closure

Phase 1: 26 – 27 September 2022 between 9am - 3pm 

Phase 2: 28 – 29 September 2022 between 9am - 3pm 

Diversion route

Phase 1 - Jacks Lane, Valley Lane, B1115, Combs Lane, Poplar Hill, Park Road and vice versa

Diversion route map phase 1 

Phase 2 - Park Road, Tannery Road, Moats Tye, Deadmans Lane, Straight Road, Bildeston Road, Park Road and vice versa

Diversion route map phase 2 

Reason for closure

Drainage Improvement Works

Date of closure

26 September - 25 November 2022 the road will be closed 24 hours each day 

Diversion route

B1112 – A1065 – C620 Wangford Road – B1112 and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

CCTV, Jetting, Clearing of Ditches, Tree and vegetation removal and pipe replacements x 4

Date of closure

10 October 2022 – 14 October 2022 between 9am and 3pm 

Diversion route

Clockwise - B1115, A1308, Needham Road, Combs Ford, Combs Lane - no vice versa

Anti-Clockwise – Combs Lane, Combs Ford, Ipswich Road, Needham Road, A1308, B1115 – no vice versa 

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

To carry out footway repairs and slurry seal surfacing

Date of closure

26 September - 28 October 2022 between 9.30am and 3pm

Return to site for associated works

Diversion route

Goldcrest Road, Greenfinch Avenue, Hawthorn Avenue and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Horse crossing upgrade scheme

Date of closure

10 - 21 October 2022 - 24 hour closure 

Diversion route

St Mary’s Square, Rowley Dr, Hamilton Road, High Street, A1304, Fordham Road, Fred Archer Way and vice versa.

Diversion route map 

Reason for closure

Ditching, head wall clearance and pipe clearing

Date of closure

3 October 2022 between 9am and 3pm  

Diversion route

Lawshall Row – Harrow Green – The Street – Hanningfield Green – Lawshall Road – A134 – Low Green – The Pound – Bury Road and vice versa

Diversion route map

Reason for closure

Full Footway Reconstruction

Works details 

Phase 1: U8052 Chedgrave Road 

Phase 2: U8052 The Fairway

Date of closure

30 August - 29 October 2022 

Diversion route

Phase 1: Heigham Drive, Denton Drive, The Fairway and vice versa

Phase 2: Broadwaters Road, Langley Gardens, Heigham Drive, Denton Drive and vice versa

Diversion route map phase 1 

Diversion route map phase 2 

Reason for closure

Road closure required for bridge repairs

Date of closure

31 October - 11 November 2022 

Diversion route

B1063 – A1304 – B1061 – A143 – B1063 and vice versa

Diversion route map