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Third and final abnormal load travelling from Ipswich Docks arrives at Eye Airfield

The final part of a power plant which has crawled through Suffolk streets today has arrived at its destination.

Sections of the A14 and A140 closed to facilitate the transit of the latest abnormal load, which has now arrived at Eye Airfield.

The load begun its final journey from Ipswich docks just before 5.30am.

The operation, which took place over four Sundays, saw three vehicles 80m long and weighing approximately 500 to 600 tonnes each crawl through Suffolk roads.

After a delay to the start date, the first movement begun on October 22.

The team, alongside police, Suffolk Highways and its partners, worked together to transport the loads, which consisted of a turbine, a generator and a transformer.

The project supported Drax Group, a renewable energy company, who is working with the government to help provide a more more resilient power network for the country.

These movements were the largest combined effort Suffolk Highways has undertaken.

Live updates were provided for motorists and residents on X (previously twitter) @Suff_highways.

The traffic management team is now working to remove road closures.

Currently, a temporary bridge at Brockford Street, near Mendlesham, which was installed to protect the structure of the road, has been dismantled.