Abnormal load to be escorted by police along A12

PUBLISHED: 17:17 03 September 2018 | UPDATED: 17:33 03 September 2018

Police arrest four men following pursuit in Bury St Edmunds. Picture: PA

Police arrest four men following pursuit in Bury St Edmunds. Picture: PA

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Motorists are advised by Police that they may experience delays on Tuesday September 4.

A police escort will be transporting an abnormal load through Suffolk county tomorrow.

The rig will be escorted by Suffolk Constabulary from Ferry Road, Bawdsey, Woodbridge to Sandy Lane, Martlesham.

Suffolk Police will begin the escort at 12pm.

The route will begin on local roads before going onto School lane, The Street and Hollesley Road.

The rig will then travel onto Alderton Rd, Fox Hill, The Street, Woodbridge Rd, Heath Rd and onto the B1083 before it enters several A roads.

Police will move onto the A1152 and then the A12.

The final leg of the journey will occur at Grove Road, Ipswich Road, Top Sreet, Sandy Lane before making their way to the site.

Delays can be expected along all of these routes.


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