More road closures on A11 between Fiveways and Thetford

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There will be road closures on the A11 next week as work to improve the A11 from Fiveways to Thetford continues,

The A11 overnight closures, which will take place between Monday and Wednesday between Fiveways roundabout and the Thetford roundabout, will allow the Highways Agency to carry out surfacing works including white lines, anti-skid sections and remove temporary safety barriers.

The scheme is progressing well and will be complete by the end of the year.

During the work, the A11 will be closed in both directions from 9pm to 6am the following morning. The work is expected to complete by 6am next Thursday.

Highways Agency project manager, Geoff Chatfield said: “We have planned the closures on the A11 for when traffic flows are at their lowest and have worked closely with local partners to ensure disruption to road users kept to a minimum.

“We continue to progress well on the scheme which is due for completion in Winter 2014.”

There will be a clearly signed diversion via the A1065 and B1106 at Brandon during the closures, with advance warning signs placed along local roads.

Road users are advised to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys prior to setting out.

For more information about the scheme and to register for regular updates, visit the Highways Agency’s website http://www.highways.gov.uk/roads/road-projects/a11-fiveways-to-thetford-improvement. Road users can also call the Highways Agency Information Line on 0300 123 5000 or follow @HAtraffic_east on Twitter for the latest travel information.