About the project
The A140 at Eye needs to be upgraded to allow traffic to use the road safely and efficiently and to also enable traffic to enter and exit the Airfield Industrial Estate which sits next to this busy main road.
Interserve Construction is making the improvements on behalf of Suffolk County Council.
The people behind the project
Meet the members of Suffolk County Council and Interserve who are managing this project.
Keeping up to date
Did you know – As we are building near a disused WW2 airfield we occasionally find interesting artefacts in the ground (we’ve safely disposed of any ammunition). This is an air bottle jettisoned from an aircraft and would have been used by aircrew at the rear of a plane to breath at altitude.
The A140 scheme recently hosted an event bringing together the various partners involved. Representatives from Suffolk County Council, Mid Suffolk District Council, Norfolk County Council, Interserve and Dr Dan Poulter MP visited the site and were very happy with the progress made so far. They were impressed with the efforts made to modernise this stretch
The scheme brings together a range of skills that are required to deliver the scheme. Here you can find out more about some of the other companies assisting Interserve Construction as we work on the scheme. A range of partners covering various disciplines have come together as they partner with us and help to deliver
- To cut down on congestion on the A140
- Make it easier to get in and out of the industrial estate
- Get in and out of the northern part of Eye much easier
- Support future economic growth
- Promote economic growth with 3000 new local jobs created
- Greater certainty to travel times for all drivers
- Potential to aid the area’s economic growth
- A new modern road layout will increase safety
- The scheme will take approximately 26 weeks although the effect of the Covid 19 pandemic will be likely to increase the duration of the works
- Our stakeholders will be informed in a variety of ways which make it easy for them to get the latest information. Websites, Facebook, email, public events and a direct line will be used to help stakeholders to engage with the scheme find out more and have their questions answered.