Roads Minister Stephen Hammond launches the road project that will dual the A11 between Norwich and London
Construction work on a new dual carriageway has uncovered primitive flint tools dating back over 6,000 years.
Three people have been airlifted to hospital following a major accident on the A11
A woman in her twenties was injured after an accident on the A11 in Norfolk this morning.
The emergency services, including the East Anglian Air Ambulance, was called to the scene near Attleborough shortly after 10am.
The northbound carriageway was blocked for around two hours while police cleared the scene.
The woman is being treated a the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, but the extent of her injuries are not known.
A motorcyclist is in hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the A11 in Norfolk yesterday.
The collision between a blue Triumph motorbike and a silver Peugeot 307 estate happened at Larling near the B111 junction.
The motorcyclist, a man in his late 40s, suffered life-changing injuries and multiple fractures. He is currently at the Norfolk & Norwich hospital.
Witnesses are asked to contact PC Andrew Lincoln at Wymondham Roads Policing unit on 101.
The A11 will be closed in Suffolk overnight next week as work gets underway to dual the road.
It will be shut in both directions between the A1101 Mildenhall Road / A1065 (Fiveways, Suffolk) and B1106 (Elveden Crossroads).
The closures will be in effect Tuesday to Thursday nights, between the hours of 8pm and 6am the following morning. Overnight on Friday, the road will be closed from 8pm through to 10am on Saturday.
It is to allow the installation of traffic management systems alongside the A11. This includes temporary safety barriers, which will provide protection for the workforce and road users.
– Stephen Hammond MP, Roads Minister
Perhaps East Anglia has been seen as the Cinderella in the past but not any longer. The A11 is another example of how we are delivering projects that will boost the economy in the East of England."
Work's begun to dual the last single carriageway section of the A11. The £105 million scheme will dual the Fiveways to Thetford section, building a new bypass round Elveden.
The Highways Agency says when it's finished in December 2014, it'll boost the economy and cut congestion.
Work on a £105 million scheme to dual part of the A11 will officially start this morning. The work will take place between the Fiveways roundabout at Barton Mills in Suffolk, and Thetford in Norfolk.
Once completed, road users will be able to travel between Norwich and the M11 on a continuous dual carriageway.
The A11 will be closed between Mildenhall and Elveden every night this week because of roadworks.
Traffic will be diverted from 8pm to 6am as preparations are made to dual the stretch of road between Fiveways and Thetford.
A11 blocked, queueing traffic due to shed load of scaffolding poles at A1101 Mildenhall Road / A1065 (Fiveways).
A11 southbound exit slip road to A14 closed due to the accident near Bottisham at A14 Newmarket Bypass / A1304 (Red Lodge).