The long-term roadworks on the A14 in mid Suffolk are expected to finally be completed at the end of July, it has been announced.

National Highways, which maintains the county's major road network, started the works between junction 47a for Haughley and junction 49 at Tothill, outside Stowmarket, in January last year as part of its plans to upgrade the A14. 

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It was then reported that several overnight closures were to take place this month as the works were near completion.

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A spokesperson for National Highways has confirmed that the works are expected to finish at the end of July. 

This has been brought forward from the original estimated completion date of August.