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Suffolk Highways Upcoming Works B1532 Kirkley Cliff, Lowestoft

17 April 2020

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Suffolk Highways are planning to carry out road resurfacing works on Kirkley Cliff, Lowestoft in the period between the 4 and 11 May 2020 (excluding the weekend) during the hours of 9am and 4.30pm. Suffolk Highways estimate that the works will take approximately 2 days to complete. This will require a temporary road closure so they can carry out the works safely. Traffic cones may also be placed to prevent on-street parking so the work site is unobstructed.

As Suffolk Highways plan roadworks in advance, they schedule extra days to allow for bad weather or other delays beyond their control. If they need to make major changes to the work dates, they will update the information signs on site.

During the unprecedented measures we are all having to take at the moment, although Suffolk Highways have scheduled this work to take place on the date shown, circumstances may mean that the work start date may be changed. They will do their best to update you on any changes, but as you will appreciate, their resources are focused on keeping Suffolk’s highway network safe at this most challenging time as the service is critical to ensuring safe travel for our emergency and health services, and for those carrying out essential tasks.

A plan showing the diversion route for these works is attached with this post. When Suffolk Highways close the road and put a diversion in place, the route needs to be accessible to vehicles of all shapes and sizes. They make diversions as clear as possible by placing appropriate signing along the route. More information about diversion routes can be found on Suffolk Highways' webpage.

Please note: Suffolk Highways' staff follow a range of health and safety measures, including the two-metre social distancing rule and cleaning down equipment more frequently and regularly. If you see any of their staff inspecting or working on the highway, for your safety and theirs, please keep your distance to allow them to do their work safely.

Suffolk Highways will not be distributing letters to householders who may be affected by our works so anything you can do to update your community would be much appreciated, for example using any websites, Twitter or Facebook accounts you may use in your role. The latest updates on works can be found on Suffolk Highways' website at "Temporary road closures for Suffolk Highways roadworks” and on the OneNetwork website https://one.network/

There may be times that essential emergency works are required to take place on the highway network without advanced notice – you can follow Suffolk Highways on Twitter for the latest emergency roadwork updates

Please contact Suffolk Highways on 0345 606 6171 if you have any questions.