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A14 between Higham and Westley set for improvements in £218 million Highways England investment in region's roads




Improvements are to be made to a stretch of the A14 near Bury St Edmunds in a £218 million project to fix roads across the region.

The Highways England work on the A14 between junction 39 at Higham and junction 42 at Westley will look at resurfacing, studs, kerbs, road markings, traffic signs and bridge joints.

The multi-million pound investment will involve more than 100 schemes across Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

The improvements on the A14 will be between junction 39 at Higham and junction 42 at Westley. Picture: Phil Fuller
The improvements on the A14 will be between junction 39 at Higham and junction 42 at Westley. Picture: Phil Fuller

Highways England said work will begin on the maintenance programme in the coming weeks.

Martin Fellows, Highways England regional director, said: "Hundreds of thousands of drivers use our roads every day for work journeys, home deliveries and the movement of the goods and services, so it’s essential we keep them in a good condition to ensure safety and reliability.

"With this investment, Highways England will continue to deliver the essential maintenance and upgrades throughout the region to improve safety and help keep drivers on the move."

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