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A14 Orwell Bridge to Junction 62 update – westbound closures

18 January 2018

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Week commencing Monday 26 February 2018

A14 Orwell Bridge to J62  Westbound carriageway repairs between junction 59 and junction 57 continue this week.  Work will take place overnight between 8pm and 6am.  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via A154 Garrison Road, High Road, Felixstowe Road and the A1156.

Work on the eastbound carriageway is due to be completed this week and we will be commencing work on the westbound carriageway immediately.

We plan to start work on 22 January and we plan to be finished on 2 March.

We will be working overnight between Monday and Friday 8pm – 6am.

Completion of the eastbound carriageway works took longer than originally anticipated due to a number of additional repairs being identified. The westbound carriageway also requires significant repairs and details of the planned closures and diversion routes are shown below 


Traffic restrictions

To complete this work safely and minimise disruption to the travelling public there will be overnight closures in place on the parts of the A14 between junction 55 and junction 62.

We are aware of the considerable disturbance to local residents caused by diverted traffic and sincerely apologise for this. We are endeavouring to complete these works safely as quickly as possible.


Find out more and contact us

The information contained here is correct at the time of publishing. Our programme of works is weather dependent and subject to change. For the latest information please sign up to our weekly information bulletin by emailing Area6Comms@osborne.co.uk with ‘subscribe’ in the subject field.




If you have any enquiries please contact the Highways England Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000, or e-mail info@highwaysengland.co.uk.

I would like to thank you for your ongoing patience while we deliver these essential works.



Date/Time Closure Diversion

22 January to 23 February

Monday to Friday, 8pm to 6am.

Westbound Junction 60 to 58

A clearly signed diversion will be in place from A14 Junction 60 along the A154 and Garrison Lane, along Felixstowe Road and High Road, through Trimley St Mary and Trimley St Martin and along the A1156 to A14 Junction 58.


26 February to 2 March

Monday to Friday, 8pm to 6am.

Westbound Junction 58 to 55


A clearly signed diversion will be place from A14 Junction 58 along the A1156, A1189 and A1214 to A14 Junction 55