Delays expected from mid-afternoon on A14 as abnormal load transported to Wherstead

The boat is being transported to a marina near Ipswich Picture: NS ROADS POLICING & FIREARMS UNIT

The boat is being transported to a marina near Ipswich Picture: NS ROADS POLICING & FIREARMS UNIT - Credit: NS ROADS POLICING & FIREARMS UNIT

Disruption is likely on a number of major roads this afternoon as police escort a large boat to a marina near Ipswich.

Police will be escorting the abnormal load along some of the region’s busiest roads, including the A14, A47 and A11.

The boat left Oyster Yachts in Tunstead Road, Norwich this morning, and should join the A14 at roughly 3pm.

It will arrive at Fox’s Marina, Wherstead, near Ipswich at 4pm.

The route it will follow is: Local Roads - A1151 - A149 - B1152 - A1064 - A47 - A11 Wymondham - Wymondham St - Spooners Row - A11 - A1304 - A14 - A1308 - B1113 - Lorraine Way - Bramford Way - Sproughton Village - A1071 - A1214 - A14 - A137 - Local Roads to Site


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A spokesperson for Suffolk police said: “Delays can be expected along these routes.”

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