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Stanningfield Road in Great Whelnetham to close for 12 weeks to alleviate flooding issues



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Planned roadworks to ease flooding issues in a Suffolk village will cause drivers delays for three months.

From Monday, November 8, a drainage improvement scheme will be carried out on the A134 Sudbury Road at Sicklesmere, and Stanningfield Road and Hambrook Close, in Great Whelnetham. Work will continue until March 24, 2022.

The work is being carried to try and solve the issues of flooding on the road and properties in the area.

Stanningfield Road will be closed for 12 weeks. Picture: Google Maps
Stanningfield Road will be closed for 12 weeks. Picture: Google Maps

Temporary traffic lights will be in place for two weeks on the A134 to begin project, allowing for two 300mm pipes to be installed and connected to an existing ditch across the carriageway.

Stanningfield Road will be closed for 12 weeks to allow the works to be carried out. Access to the road will be for residents only.

Traffic will be diverted via the A134, Chapel Road, Hoggard's Green, Bury Road and Stanningfield Road.

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