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Updated: Town centre road closed for 10 weeks

PUBLISHED: 14:45 14 May 2019

Connaught Road in Attleborough will be closed for five weeks while new traffic islands are installed. Photo: Google

Connaught Road in Attleborough will be closed for five weeks while new traffic islands are installed. Photo: Google

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A busy town centre road will close for three months as work starts on the latest stage of a major traffic shake up.

Connaught Road in Attleborough will close for five weeks as part of a traffic shake up scheme. Photo: roadworks.orgConnaught Road in Attleborough will close for five weeks as part of a traffic shake up scheme. Photo: roadworks.org

Connaught Road in Attleborough will be closed from Monday, September 2 for 10 while a new traffic island is installed and changes are made to road markings.

A restriction for cars will be in place between Connaught Road and Connaught Plain, extending from Connaught Road to Surrogate Street for heavy goods vehicles.

A diversion will be in place via Exchange Street, Queens Road, Blackthorn Road, the Attleborough Bypass, London Road and High Street, with a seperate route for heavy goods vehicles and buses via the Trunk Road, London Road and High Street.

The work is part of a £4.5 million shake up to ease traffic in the town and improve pedestrian safety.

Connaught Road in Attleborough will close for five weeks as part of a traffic shake up scheme. Photo: roadworks.orgConnaught Road in Attleborough will close for five weeks as part of a traffic shake up scheme. Photo: roadworks.org

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