A14 Haughley Bends Realignment

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Type
Road for use by all traffic
Status
Completed
Authority
Highways Agency
Cost
£ 32m
Finance
Central Government
Timescale
2007-2009
Length
3.7 km (2.3 miles)

Scheme Outline

Replacement of a short section of the A14 with a new dual two-lane route. The scheme will take a series of sharp and accident-prone bends off the route and replace several dangerous flat junctions with a new grade separated dumbbell interchange.

Progress

14 April 2007 Transport minister Dr Stephen Ladyman has officially given this scheme the go-ahead and start of work is expected later this year.
14 September 2007 Work has now started on the scheme.
30 October 2008 The mainline opened to traffic in September; work on the local route and bridleway is still ongoing.
22 December 2008 All major work completed. Final tidy up is due to happen in January 2009.

More information

Official website
highways.gov.uk/roads/projects/13030.aspx

It's over!

This scheme has been completed, so it's no longer possible to edit any of the information on this page.

This scheme was last updated on 11 February 2009.