Roadworks warning: The places to avoid in Norfolk and Suffolk between 20-26 November
PUBLISHED: 16:50 17 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:50 17 November 2017
Highways England has revealed which areas across the region will be affected by new and ongoing roadworks over the coming week. Here’s everything you need to know.
• A11 Tuttles Lane interchange to Thickthorn interchange, site investigations
Pavement investigation works between the A11 Tuttles Lane interchange to Thickthorn interchange, over a period of four nights, from Monday 20 to Thursday 23 November, working between 8pm and 6am, subject to weather conditions. During these works there will be a full northbound carriageway closure between the Tuttles Lane interchange and Thickthorn interchange.
• A11 Norfolk and Suffolk: vegetation clearance
Overnight work to improve journeys by clearing vegetation along the A11 verges continues this week between Newmarket and Norwich until Wednesday 29 Novemeber. Lane closures will be in place past the section being worked on northbound or southbound overnight, between 8pm and 6am.
• A11 Spooner Row to Besthorpe: carriageway repair and resurfacing work
Work to repair the southbound services slip road and resurface the southbound carriageway will take place this week. The southbound A11 will be closed between Spooner Row Interchange and Blackhorn Road in Attleborough between 8pm and 6am until Wednesday 13 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place.
• A47 Acle Straight: surface repairs, markings and safety improvements
Work to repair the carriageway, renew markings and install safety improvements along the A47 carriageway between Acle roundabout and Vauxhall roundabout will continue until Wednesday 22 November. A full closure of the A47 carriageway between the Acle roundabout and Vauxhall roundabout will be in place. A clearly signed diversion will also be in place.
• A47 Norfolk: vegetation clearance
Work to improve journeys by clearing vegetation along the A47 verges continues this week between Swaffham and Wansford. Mobile lane closures will be in place past the section being worked on overnight, between 8pm and 6am, until Monday 4 December, weather permitting. • A47 King’s Lynn, Norfolk: bridge repair works
Work to repair and replace joints on the Saddlebow bridge over the A47 at King’s Lynn started on Monday 23 October for approximately six months. Saddlebow bridge will be closed to vehicles during this time and a clearly signed diversion route will be in place.
• A14 westbound Kentford to Newmarket, Suffolk: carriageway repairs
Overnight maintenance work to restore sections of the westbound A14 between Kentford and Newmarket continues until 1 December. Working hours are 8pm to 6am on weekdays overnight only, weather permitting. Overnight this week, the westbound A14 will be closed at junction 42 Westley interchange with traffic directed to follow a signed diversion route via the B1106 towards Fornham All Saints, west on the A1101 towards Mildenhall and south on the A11 at Barton Mills Five Ways roundabout to re-join the A14 westbound at Junction 38 Waterhall interchange. This work will switch to single lane closures on 20 November for one week and return to full closures on 28 November, also affecting the southbound A11.
• A14 Suffolk: barrier repairs
Work to repair accident-damaged safety barriers will take place this week at various locations along short sections of the A14 through Suffolk. There will be single lane closures past the section being worked on from Monday to Friday overnight between 8.30pm and 6am.
• A14 Suffolk: vegetation clearance
Work to improve journeys by clearing vegetation along the A14 verges westbound between Felixtowe and Newmarket. Lane closures will be in place past the section being worked on overnight, between 8pm and 6am, until 21 December, weather permitting.
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