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Highways England - Important Roadworks Information

24 November 2020

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Essential maintenance works on Bascule Bridge on the A47 Lowestoft is being carried out from Monday 30th November to Saturday 12th December, between the hours of 8pm to 6am each night.

Whilst the A47 is closed, local traffic will be diverted via a well-signed route. Northbound traffic will be diverted via the A12, B1531, A1117, A1144 and A47. Southbound traffic will follow the same diversion in reverse.

Highways England are providing a free hourly bus service to take pedestrians between each side of the bridge via the diversion whilst it is closed. All sites have strict safeguarding measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and none of the sites are open to the public during work is being carried out.

To keep up-to-date with latest major roadworks, visit http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/highways-england to register for the latest alerts near you. If you have any enquiries please contact the Highways England Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000, or by e-mail to info@highwaysengland.co.uk

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