A notorious Ipswich rat-run will be closed for four weeks while essential roadworks are carried out. 

Humber Doucy Lane, in the east of Ipswich, will be closed from Monday until Sunday, March 3 while Cadent carries out essential works. 

Nearby Rushmere Road and The Street will also be closed until Sunday, February 18. 

Ipswich Star: Humber Doucy Lane in IpswichHumber Doucy Lane in Ipswich (Image: Newsquest)

Ipswich Rugby Club is warning visitors of the closure and urging people to allow extra time if travelling to the club. 

A signed diversion route will be in place while the road is closed.