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Expect delays on A12 and A14 as police escort giant Sizewell B digger

PUBLISHED: 09:20 12 October 2019 | UPDATED: 09:20 12 October 2019

An abnormal load is due to travel from Sizewell B to Ipswich today (Stock image)  Picture: CARL HUMPHREY

An abnormal load is due to travel from Sizewell B to Ipswich today (Stock image) Picture: CARL HUMPHREY

Drivers on the A12 and A14 should expect delays as police help escort a huge excavator from Sizewell B to Ipswich today.

The mammoth load was leaving the nuclear power station this morning before heading to the Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate in Ipswich.

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Drivers have been warned by police to expect delays as the 30-metre long, five metres high load makes its way along the county's major roads.

The route is as follows:

Sizewell B - Local Roads - Lover's Lane in Leiston - B1122 - A12 - A14 - A1214 - Local Roads to Hadleigh Industrial Estate.

Police will cease escorting the load from the A12 at Marlesford.

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