Latest travel update for the evening rush hour

COMMUTERS travelling home across Suffolk during today’s rush hour are facing few serious problems on the county’s roads.

But rail commuters on the 16.30 and 17.00 services from London Liverpool Street to Norwich have been delayed by around 15 minutes because of an operating incident between Manningtree and Ipswich.

In the other direction, the 17.32 from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street, due at 18.51, was delayed at Colchester because of a late train from the depot and is now ten minutes late.

In road travel, the northbound A12, Grove Road, at Woodbridge had restrictions to one lane between Hasketon Road and Manor Road but the lane was reopened shortly before 5pm.

Lincoln Terrace in Felixstowe is closed both ways due to roadworks in adjoining Garfield Road which are due to last until the end of the month.

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There have been reports of heavy traffic on Wherstead Road, Ipswich, but this appears to be due to the weight of traffic travelling through the town and is expected to ease later in the day.

Temporary traffic lights are in place at the roadworks on London Road Pakefield at Florence Road, Lowestoft, until the work finishes tomorrow.

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While the A1302 Tayfen Road, at Bury St Edmunds, is undergoing repair work to its water mains which is affecting all lanes and expected to cause delays for several weeks.

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