The A140 at Eye
improved access project
Thank you for visiting our webpages. This website provides details of the work we are doing on the A140 between Yaxley and Brome in Suffolk as we improve access to the Airfield Industrial Estate whilst providing improved connectivity for drivers using the A140 itself.

We hope you find this website useful.
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Meet the team
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Meet the Suffolk County Council and Interserve teams
behind the A140 at Eye improved access project.
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About the project

North Roundabout

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

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.

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Drone Footage

Recent drone flyover showing construction of the northern and southern roundabouts and link roads. They are taking shape as we work hard to complete them.   

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Meet our partners

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

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Covid update

Suffolk County Council and Interserve Construction are constantly reviewing the latest Government guidance to ensure safe working practices. Our site offices are Covid compliant whilst our site operatives are maintaining social distancing practices.

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Southern roundabout

We’ve moved thousands of tonnes of soil to help build up the base for the new southern roundabout and road. The new roundabout is already taking shape along with the new stretch of road.

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FAQs

  • 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.

Tour the site from above

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