Delays expected on A14 as police escort huge boat to Ipswich marina

The boat will be transported from the A1303 to Ipswich Haven Marina (stock image) Picture: GREGG BRO

The boat will be transported from the A1303 to Ipswich Haven Marina (stock image) Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Archant

Motorists are being warned of disruption on the A14 in Suffolk as police escort an abnormal load through the county.

The boat, weighing 59,000kg, will be escorted from Oundle, Peterborough to Ipswich Haven Marina on Key Street.

Suffolk police will begin the escort at 11.30am from Quy Bridge on the A1303 and join the A14 at the Cambs border, before meeting the A1214 at Copdock.

The full route is as follows: A1303 – A14 Cambs Border – A1214 – A137 – West End Rd – Bridge St – Local Roads to Site


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