Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 4°C

Search

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

PUBLISHED: 14:41 05 August 2018

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

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

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

Ipswich Citizens Advice revealed the shocking case of the mother, who had depression and anxiety after giving birth, in a bid to call for new laws to crack down on debt collectors who flout the rules.

More than 100 people could be facing the prospect of losing their jobs this Christmas in one Suffolk town.

Black Friday bargains are already appearing in shops and online - but how can you avoid falling for scams and bogus offers

A series of vehicles have been fined for parking on a grass verge in a busy Suffolk town centre street.

Motorists driving by the scene of a vehicle with a blown out tyre on a busy road have been urged to take care.

A motorist has denied deliberately colliding with another road user on an A14 slip road.

An ex-Ipswich Town player who worked with asbestos before becoming a professional footballer died of industrial disease, an inquest heard.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24