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Drivers told to expect delays on the A14 and other major roads as police escort abnormal load through Suffolk

PUBLISHED: 11:05 29 March 2018 | UPDATED: 12:39 29 March 2018

A previous abnormal load on its way through Suffolk. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

A previous abnormal load on its way through Suffolk. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Motorists in Suffolk can expect delays today as police escort an abnormal load through the county.

Police will be escorting a boat from Oundle in Northamptonshire, past the Cambs border, through Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, Great Blakenham and Sproughton, and on to Ipswich.

Disruption can be expected on a number of major roads including the A14.

The boat is headed for Ipswich Marina on Key Street, and will make the final part of its journey via smaller local roads.

Suffolk police began the escort at 9am from A14 Cambs border.

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