Norfolk County Council warns of delays with roadworks set for Diss traffic hot spot

The A1066 Victoria Road, Diss.

The A1066 Victoria Road, Diss.

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Norfolk County Council has warned Diss motorists of potential delays with works planned for one the of town’s traffic hot spots.

Beginning on Saturday, May 9, major carriageway resurfacing works will be carried out on the A1066 Victoria Road at the junction with Sawmills Road. They will be carried out over two weekends, and are hoped to be completed by Sunday, May 17. Traffic signal detector loop replacement works will then take place overnight and are due to complete on Friday, May 22. The work will cost £127,000 will be carried out by Norfolk County Council’s Community and Environmental Services Department and their contractors.

A council spokesperson said: “Access to businesses and properties will be maintained from one end of the closure at any time but it is inevitable that there will be some disruption. The County Council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.”

Traffic will be controlled using temporary traffic signals with a convoy system. The B1077 Stuston Road will also be closed to all inbound traffic whilst works are in progress, while a diversion via A143 Bury Road, A140 Ipswich Road & A1066 Scole Road will be in place each day. Mission Road will be closed during the surfacing works, with a diversion via Sawmills Road