Emergency works force road into Ipswich town centre to close

A key road near Ipswich town centre is blocked for emergency road works

A key road near Ipswich town centre is blocked for emergency road works - Credit: Archant

An emergency road closure is has blocked off a road leading into Ipswich town centre.

The A1156 Fore Hamlet, near the town centre, has been closed from the junction with Pownall Road, at the bottom of Bishops Hill, to Grimwade Street.

Drivers are still able to pass through in the other direction towards Felixstowe Road.

The closure first started causing delays on Wednesday morning.

The closure is expected to last until Wednesday, August 3

The closure is expected to last until Wednesday, August 3 - Credit: Archant

It has been put in place so Cadent Gas can carry out essential maintenance works.

Signs placed in the area say the closure will be in place for three days.