Travel latest: Traffic flowing after earlier delays on A14

Traffic is flowing normally on the A14 near Ipswich following delays earlier this morning.

There were reports of slow traffic on the westbound carriageway near Copdock between junctions 56 and 55 due to roadworks.

A spokeswoman for the Highways Agency said that the delays were as a result of work to improve the Copdock Interchange.

She said: “The work will be carried out 24 hours a day and will continue for seven months.

“During the work a temporary 40mph speed limit will be in force at both junctions, with a 50mph speed limit on the junction approaches.


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“At the southern exit from the Dock Spur roundabout the offside lane of the A14 will be closed.

“There will be lane closures in place most nights and on a limited number of nights there will be convoy working, with dates to be published once confirmed.

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“The scheme has been designed to accommodate additional traffic generated by the Port of Felixstowe expansion and is being funded by the Felixstowe Dock and Railway Company.”

This morning’s weather forecast is for sunny intervals with temperatures reaching 12 degrees.

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