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New Zebra Crossing Points - Norton Road - 4 - 29 April 2022

29 March 2022

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Suffolk County Council are planning to install two new zebra crossing points, along with some footway works and road resurfacing along C559 Norton Road, Thurston (from Ixworth Road junction to Pakenham Road junction). The works will be carried out in 3 phases, as detailed below. The road will be closed for the duration to ensure that they can carry out their works safely. For details of the road closure - please use this link.

For further details of the layout and holding posiitons please use this link to download further details

When Suffolk County Council close the road and put a diversion in place, the route needs to be accessible to vehicles of all shapes and sizes. They aim to make their diversions as clear as possible by placing appropriate signing along the route. The latest updates on their works can be found on their website at "Temporary road closures for Suffolk Highways roadworks” and on One.Network website.

For the duration of the road closure, traffic will be diverted via Norton Road, Ixworth Road, Thurston Road, Upper Town, The Street, Fen Road, Bull Road, A1088, Road From A1088 To Thurston, Great Green, Norton Road and vice versa.

As they plan roadworks in advance, they schedule extra days to allow for bad weather or other delays beyond our control. If they need to make major changes to their work dates, they will update the information signs on site.

Phase 1 – 4 to 15 April 2022

Installation of a crossing point in Meadow Lane, including a new footway, kerbing and new columns for the crossing point on Norton Road. (Western). 

Details can be downloaded here.

Phase 2 – 18 to 29 April 2022

Installation of a new footway, kerbing and columns for the new crossing point. (Eastern)

Details can be downloaded here.

Phase 3 – 25 to 29 April 2022 (overnight works)

Road resurfacing, tabletop crossing points and round top speed humps.

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.