Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 2°C

Search

Ipswich: Traffic disruption along Tuddenham Road due to collapsed sewer

10:42 02 June 2014

Diversions due to collapsed sewer

Diversions due to collapsed sewer

A damaged sewer in Ipswich has led to traffic disruption.

shares

The sewer and road surface of Tuddenham Road between Cemetery Road and Tuddenham Avenue were damaged last week as a result of heavy rainfall, however Anglia Water decided to postpone repairs in order to minimise traffic disruption during the Suffolk Show.

Emma Staples, from Anglian Water, said: “We’re sorry for any disruption caused to people near Tuddenham Road today while we carry out repairs to the sewer and road surface. The large volumes of water flowing through the sewer after last week’s very heavy rain caused pressure to build up in the system and, unfortunately, this damaged a manhole and the road surface.

“We spoke to the Highways Agency at the time but agreed not to close the road until after the Suffolk Show to keep disruption to a minimum. Instead we’ve started the repair today and a signed diversion is in place while we complete this.

“We are very sorry for any inconvenience to those nearby. We are working hard to return things to normal as quickly as possible and hope to have the road re-opened by the middle of the week.”

Bus services along Tuddenham Road have been diverted due to the sewer collapse between Cemetery Lane and Tuddenham Avenue.

Beestons’ service 39 (and applicable journeys on 30 and 30A) will operate normal routing to Tuddenham Road, then operate via Gainsborough Road, Westerfield Road, Valley Road and then Kingsgate Drive, Brunswick Road, Queensgate Drive looping back to Valley Road (both directions). All other parts of this route operate as normal.

All journeys on service 30 will operate via Westerfield Road before returning to the normal routing.

shares

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ipswich Star visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ipswich Star staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ipswich Star account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Two charged over cannabis factory

A78-year-old Ipswich man is one of two people to have been charged after police raided a cannabis factory near Stowmarket.

Jo Harris worked at the B&M store in Copdock until 2013, and despite being an employee there was issued two fines of £70 for parking.

A group of former employees at a store in Ipswich have been left distraught after car park fines mistakenly issued more than two years ago has left them facing a court appearance.

Northgate High School GV.

A former teacher at an Ipswich secondary school is to appear in court charged with alleged sex offences involving teenage girls.

Charity Commission inquires into Ipswich charity

An Ipswich charity is the subject of a statutory inquiry over alleged misconduct in the way it is run.

Speeches at the conference came from people in the legal profession, criminal investigation and charity workers.

Why doesn’t she just leave? If you understand coercive control, that is a question you wouldn’t have to ask.

The launch of the Surviving Winter campaign, run by the Suffolk Community Foundation

Officials running the Surviving Winter appeal are hoping it will reach its £100,000 target by the end of this month – with last year’s total already beaten.

Dress rehearsal of Cabaret at Farlingaye High school. Harry Longbottom and Verity Poulston as Cliff and Sally.

Fifty years since it first hit the stage, this boundary-pushing musical is still worth making a song and dance about. The cast of Cabaret are saying ‘willkommen, bienvenue, welcome’ to Farlingaye High School, Woodbridge, this week.

Leiston Middle School pancake races in February 1978. Do you recognise anyone?

Today as we mark Shrove Tuesday and the last day before Lent, we have dug into our archives of pancake day photos.

Police are investigating

A community first responder was assaulted in Felixstowe last night.

Share your pancake photos with us

Live news feed bringing you the latest headlines, sports stories and opinion from across Suffolk and north Essex.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24