Roadworks which have caused traffic disruptions in an east Suffolk town for more than a month will continue for another two weeks.

Roman Way in Halesworth has been closed since Saturday, May 4 to allow workers to carry out gas works but Suffolk Highways has now said that the road will remain closed until Friday, June 14. 

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The east Suffolk road was meant to open this week but this has been delayed in order to guarantee the completion of the works.

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Continued delays are expected in the area as traffic signals will remain in place along the A144 London Road.

A 15-mile diversion route will also remain in place along the B117 and B116 while the works are completed. 

Access to the road will be maintained for residents.