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Motorists in Suffolk face delays as abnormal load makes its was through the county

PUBLISHED: 09:12 25 September 2017 | UPDATED: 09:12 25 September 2017

Police are escorting an abnormal load though Suffolk this morning. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

Police are escorting an abnormal load though Suffolk this morning. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE


Motorists could face delays on the roads today as police escort an abnormal load through the county.

The 4.2m wide, 15.5m and 4.8m high storage tanks, weighing 54 tonnes, will be escorted by Suffolk police from Cookson & Zinn, in Station Road, Hadleigh to RAF Lakenheath.

The escort will leave Hadleigh at around 9.30am today, Monday, September 25.

The massive load will travel along Pond Hall Road, Duke Street, the A1071, the A1214, the A14 the A11, the A1065 and then local roads to RAF Lakenheath,

A police spokesman warned that delays can be expected on these routes.

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The Christmas lights in a picturesque Suffolk village have suffered from “continued vandalism” and will not be replaced should any further damage take place.

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