After years as a notorious bottleneck on the main road into and out of Norfolk, the village of Elveden will soon be bypassed.
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.
– 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).
Police are appealing for witnesses after five people were hurt in a crash on the A11 at Elveden in Suffolk.
A Toyota and a VW collided at the Elveden crossroads on Saturday 5 January.
The driver of the VW, a 29-year-old man from Coventry, has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking.
He's being held at West Suffolk Hospital. The driver and three passengers in the Toyota were all taken to hospitals with injuries.
Construction work will begin later this month to double the last single-lane stretch of the A11.
When complete, the multi-million pound project on the Norfolk and Suffolk border will improve journey times for motorists. Watch Luke Farrington's report.
A woman has died following a collision near Thetford Golf Club on the Norfolk and Suffolk border.
The accident involved a silver Vauxhall Meriva and happened at around 7.15am on Brandon Road around one mile from the A11 junction. The woman who is in her twenties or thirties suffered serious injuries and died at the scene.
The road is still closed between the junction at the A11 and Santon Downham and police want to hear from anyone who may have information about the accident.