ADVANCE WARNING
OF A140 ROAD CLOSURES



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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
behind the project
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

ADVANCE WARNING OF A140 ROAD CLOSURES

There will be a full road closure in place on the A140 from the B1077 (top of the Brome triangle) down to Castleton Way in Yaxley from 20:00hrs on Friday 26 February until 05:00hrs on Monday 01 March 2021. The closure will allow construction work to take place to connect the existing A140 carriageway to

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Latest Works Progress 05 Feb 21

Northern Roundabout:  Surfacing Works are well progressed with base and binder courses completed. Final surface course and roadmarkings will be installed as connections made to the existing A140 carriageway. This is currently scheduled for the weekend of 26th February to 01st March 2021. Footpaths & verges – path construction works are well progressed and topsoiling

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Latest Works Progress 29 Jan 2021

Northern Roundabout:  Surfacing Works are well progressed with base and binder courses completed. Final surface course and roadmarkings will be installed as connections made to the existing A140 carriageway. This is currently scheduled for the weekend of 26th to 28th February 2021. Footpaths & verges – path construction works are currently ongoing and topsoiling to

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Latest Works Progress

Northern Roundabout:  Surfacing Works are well progressed with base and binder courses completed. Final surface course and roadmarkings will be installed as connections made to the existing A140 carriageway. This is currently scheduled for the weekend of 12th to 14th February 2021. Footpaths & verges – path construction works are currently ongoing and topsoiling to

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Latest Works Progress:

Latest Works Progress: Northern Roundabout Surfacing works to roundabout and link roads approaching completion Drainage & kerbing works complete Footpath & verge works progressing well Tie-ins to existing A140 carriageway planned for Feb 2021 – exact dates tbc. Southern Roundabout Preparation of Sub Base to roundabout and link road progressing well Drainage & kerbing works

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Northern Roundabout

Sub Base preparation works approaching completion with surfacing works due to be carried out Tuesday 15th to Wednesday 23rd December. (Further works from 04 January 2021)

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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.

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