Giant case could cause traffic delays

A GIANT case could cause delays to drivers in Suffolk this month.The 65ft long case is to be transported from Cambridge to Felixstowe on October 26.The case belongs to Beck and Pollitzer engineering contractors who specialise in the relocation of industrial plant and machinery.

A GIANT case could cause delays to drivers in Suffolk this month.

The 65ft long case is to be transported from Cambridge to Felixstowe on October 26.

The case belongs to Beck and Pollitzer engineering contractors who specialise in the relocation of industrial plant and machinery.

Measuring 13ft 8ins wide and 19ft high, the 65 tonne case, will be met at East Quay Water Bridge, in Cambridgeshire, by Suffolk police at 6.30am on October 26.

It will then be escorted on its journey along the A14, through Ipswich and onto Felixstowe.

Police are asking motorists to allow extra time for journeys if they involve this route and to be patient if caught behind the load at any time.

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The route the case will take:

A14 to Stowmarket, leaving at the A1308, through Stowmarket to the B1113 and then on to Needham Market to Great Blakenham.

It will turn right at Hackneys Corner, remaining on the B1113 and turning right at the dual carriageway.

It will travel through Bramford and Sproughton and left onto the A1071, then left on to A1214 into Ipswich.

Turning left into Yarmouth Road it will continue through Chevallier Street, Valley Road and Colchester Road and turn right into Heath Road.

It will travel via Bixley Road, into Felixstowe Road and on to the Seven Hills interchange.

Back onto the A14, getting off briefly leaving at Kirton interchange to avoid bridges, and leaving again at the A154 on to Candlet Road into Felixstowe.

It will turn right into Garrison Lane, left into High Road West and right into Hamilton Road.

It will then turn into Crescent Road and Mill Lane before rejoining Garrison Lane.

It will continue on to Langer Road, right into Beach Station Road and via Walton Avenue to gate two at Felixstowe Docks.

n. A big boat will also be on the move on Suffolk roads on Thursday November 4.

The boat will be escorted by police from Oundle near Peterborough to Haven Marina, Ipswich leaving East Quay at 6:30am, and arriving at the Marina from Bridge Street, Ipswich.

The boat will be travelling through Kentford, Bury St. Edmunds, Stowmarket, Needham Market and Sproughton on its way to Ipswich,

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