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Abnormal load due to travel A120, A12 and A14 through Essex and Suffolk this morning

PUBLISHED: 08:13 02 February 2016 | UPDATED: 08:13 02 February 2016

An abnormal load will be travelling through Essex and Suffolk

An abnormal load will be travelling through Essex and Suffolk

Motorists have been warned to expect delays this morning, due to the transportation of an abnormal load.

A 56-tonne bark stripper is due to leave Harwich by 10am, travelling along the A120 and onto the A12, before joining the A14 at Copdock. It will continue on the A14 and cross the Cambridgeshire border.

The vehicle measures 5.3m in width and 17.5m in length.

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