Bildeston Parish Council and Suffolk County Council – 20mph road scheme works information commencing 18th – 22nd September 2023.
For your information, we are planning to implement a new 20mph speed limit by installing new signage and posts in multiple locations along High Street, B1078 Wattisham Road, Hadleigh Road and Bildeston Road. Towards the end of the work, an overnight road closure will be in place to install a high friction surface and new road markings. The works are programmed to take place between 18 and 22 September 2023. For the safety of our workforce and members of the public, temporary traffic signals and road closures will be in operation.
Temporary traffic signals will be in place as follows:
18 September 2023 – High Street and B1078 junction
19 September 2023 – High Street, Hadleigh Road and Bildeston Road junction
20 September 2023 – Bildeston Road
A road closure will be in place, as detailed below, overnight between 21 and 22 September 2023 (7pm – 5am)
Phase 1: B1115 High Street, Bildeston (from B1078 to Bildeston Road, Hitcham) and B1115 Bildeston Road, Hitcham
Diversion: B1115, A1308, B1113, B1078 and vice versa.
Phase 2: B1115 High Street, Bildeston (from Chelsworth Road to Hadleigh Road), B1115 Hadleigh Road, Nedging with Naughton, B1115 Hadleigh Road, Semer, B1115 Cookes Hill, Semer and B1115 Bildeston Road, Semer
Diversion: B1115, A1141 and vice versa.
As we plan roadworks in advance, we schedule extra days to allow for bad weather or other delays beyond our control. If we need to make major changes to our work dates, we will update the information signs on site.
A plan showing the diversion route for these works is attached to this email. When we close the road and put a diversion in place, the route needs to be accessible to vehicles of all shapes and sizes. We make our diversions as clear as possible by placing appropriate signing along the route. The latest updates on our works can be found on our website at “Temporary road closures for Suffolk Highways roadworks” and on One.Network website.
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 could you use any contacts within your division or parish to circulate this notification. Please contact us on 0345 606 6171 if you have any questions.
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