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  1. newsbot

    Orwell Bridge closure reignites debate over need for Ipswich northern bypass

    by newsbot in Northern Bypass NewsOct 21, 2017 with 1 replies and 32 views.

    Orwell Bridge closure reignites debate over need for Ipswich northern bypassFresh calls are being made for a northern bypass after the eight-hour closure of the Orwell Bridge yesterday sparked travel chaos in Ipswich.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Ipswich MP Sandy Martin said a solution is needed urgently if there is to be any hope of preventing “gridlock” in the town centre and on the A12 and A14 every time the bridge shuts.County council chiefs said they have been looking at options...

  2. newsbot

    Windfarm cable archeological dig unearths fascinating clues to our past

    by newsbot in Northern Bypass NewsOct 9, 2017 with 3 replies and 38 views.

    Windfarm cable archeological dig unearths fascinating clues to our pastArchaeologists are unearthing the secrets of our past, before a modern engineering feat arrives to change the future.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Not at all. They have mentioned about the start of the archaeological dig but been quite quiet about it.

  3. martinc

    Orwell Bridge closure, Next Door discussion

    by martinc in Northern Bypass NewsOct 4, 2017 with 4 replies and 48 views.

    I started a thread on Next Door on the Orwell Bridge closures to gauge opinions on the issues its caused residents along the route. Its also allowed a few to express support for the NBP. So here it is in full for the record;Overnight Orwell Bridge Diversion, sick of it!Anyone else round here sick to death of the noise and vibration from all the trucks thundering along our roads every night whilst the Orwell bridge is shut? I'm sure some...

    Latest reply: Northern Bypass! However, not even in the local plan...

  4. newsbot

    New Bury relief road is opened to free up area for new development

    by newsbot in Northern Bypass NewsSep 25, 2017 with 1 replies and 31 views.

    New Bury relief road is opened to free up area for new developmentA new £15m relief road has been opened on the edge of Bury St Edmunds – bringing the hope of new development on the eastern side of the town.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: The road, Rougham Tower Avenue, was built by J Breheny Contractors and also provides an alternative route for those travelling from Moreton Hall to the A14 – as well as creating an access to the new Sybil Andrews Academy.As part of the work,...

  5. newsbot

    Having The Upper Orwell Crossings Shouldn’t Stop Us Targeting A Northern Bypass

    by newsbot in Northern Bypass NewsAug 8, 2017 with 1 replies and 51 views.

    The biggest project I’ve been working on since my appointment as Suffolk County Council’s cabinet member for Ipswich is the Upper Orwell Crossings.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Cue the crap...Paul West is the cabinet member for Ipswich who was intended to be Ben Gummer's deputy while he sorted out Brexit. His main objective is to get the bridge built. Walk in the park, until the general election didn't quite go their...

  6. newsbot

    Double Boost For Ipswich Northern By-pass As Ministers Free Up Money

    by newsbot in Northern Bypass NewsJul 4, 2017 with 0 replies and 52 views.

    Hopes of getting a northern bypass for Ipswich have received a double boost from the government as it tries to encourage the growth of towns and cities across the country.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

  7. newsbot

    Discussion of northern relief by Ben Gummer but we will call it Northern Bypass

    by newsbot in Northern Bypass NewsFeb 23, 2017 with 1 replies and 35 views.

    Discussion of northern bypass for Ipswich brought to the fore again by A14 Orwell Bridge closureThe A14 over the River Orwell was shut for more than 10 hours due to Storm Doris, with traffic sent thorough Ipswich instead.There had been better warning for drivers than on previous occasions, but Ben Gummer MP said this could only help so much.He said there would be improvements with “better planning for bridge closures, but only around the...

    Latest reply: Still not using the word "Northern Bypass". Politicians will appear to hint at it around the time of frustration, then months down the line completely "forget" about it. It would be nice if Ipswich Star stopped changing phrases used by Ben Gummer...

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