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East Anglia: Abnormal travelling routes including A12 and A14 expected to cause delays for motorists over four days next week

17:23 13 June 2014

Abnormal loads are expected to cause delays for motorists in Suffolk and Norfolk.

Abnormal loads are expected to cause delays for motorists in Suffolk and Norfolk.

Mike Baker

Abnormal loads travelling through East Anglia next week are expected to cause delays for motorists.

Police have advised the public that a large boat, and three crane bases will be travelling through the region on every day between Monday and Thursday.

On Monday, a large 52-tonne, boat will be escorted by Suffolk police from Colchester to Wroxham, Norfolk, from 9.30am.

It will follow the A12 , A13, A130, A1042 and A1151 to the site

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, three crane bases, each measuring 5.8m wide will be escorted from Seatrax in Great Yarmouth to Felixstowe Dock.

On each day the escorted load will set off at 10am, following the A12, A47, A11, A1304, A14, A142, A14, and local roads to the site.

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  • A more accurate route for Mondays journey is Drivers are warned to expect delays when police escort a large boat from Colchester, Essex to Wroxham in Norfolk this month. The police escort will leave Colchester at 9.30am on 16th June, and the route will include the following roads: A12 from the Essex border – A14 – A11 – A140 – A1042 - A1151 to site. Not using the A13 or A130

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