Updated: Town centre road closed for 10 weeks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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