Where can you expect to find roadworks on East Anglia’s major roads this week?
Work will be taking place over the next week at a number of major roads throughout East Anglia. These are some of the troublespots drivers may want to be aware of:
M11 between Stansted and Harlow in Essex: bridge joint replacement.
Work to maintain safety by carrying out bridge joint replacement will start this week. The northbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Thursday 12 October for two nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A414, A1184 and the A120.
The southbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Saturday 14 October for two nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A120, A1184 and the A414.
A11 Norfolk and Suffolk: vegetation clearance
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Overnight work to improve journeys by clearing overhanging vegetation along the A11 verges continues this week between Newmarket and Norwich for up to ten weeks. Lane closures will be in place past the section being worked on northbound or southbound overnight, between 8pm and 6am.
A11 Red Lodge to Newmarket southbound: resurfacing
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On the A11 from Red Lodge between Newmarket heading towards the A14 Highways England is replacing the safety barrier on the southbound carriageway. A single lane closure will be in place on southbound section from Monday 9 October between 8pm and 6am on the A11. A mandatory 40mph speed restriction will be in force 24/7 for the next two weeks.
A12 Chelmsford By-pass junction 17: slip road repairs
Work to repair the northbound and southbound slip roads on A12 Howe Green junction 17, replace concrete bays on the northbound main line carriageway will take place overnight from Monday 9 to Monday 16 October.
A fully signed diversion route will be in place whilst the works are being completed. Where the slip roads are closed, traffic will be diverted to turn around at the next junction back to junction 17. Where a main carriageway closure is in place, traffic will be diverted via the junction 17 slip roads.
A12 junctions 24 Kelvedon north to 23 Kelvedon south, Essex: bridge repair
Work to maintain safety by repairing the Ewell Bridge continues this week. The damaged pedestrian bridge over the A12 remains closed 24/7 while repair work continues. Pedestrians will be diverted to use the alternative route.
A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire: major improvements
Construction work on the new A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon scheme is now well underway. Highways England is currently carrying out a variety of tasks for which we need to close lanes or carriageway on the A1, A14 and some local roads, usually overnight between 8pm and 6am, unless otherwise stated. A clearly signed diversion route will always be in place for closures.
A47 Links Road to Rackham’s Corner, Lowestoft: survey works
Overnight work will start on Monday 9 October for five nights southbound (8pm to 6am) on the A47 (formerly A12). While the A47 is closed at Links Road traffic will be directed to follow the A143 and B1370 to re-join the A47 at Middleton Road roundabout. Survey works will return northbound on Monday 30 October for five nights (8pm to 6am) using the above diversion in reverse.
A120 Hare Green Roundabout Harwich: Road Improvement
Site investigations and vegetation clearance work will continue throughout the week. There will be traffic management on site but this will have no impact on any road users, we will keep you updated as work move along.