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The Strategic Outline Business Case has been published

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We want to deliver better, more reliable journeys for people travelling across Suffolk. We also want to help to enable Suffolk’s growth prospects and support our growing population and economy.

Working together, Suffolk County Council, Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils, East Suffolk Council and Ipswich Borough Council with support from West Suffolk Council are exploring options to create a new road to the north of Ipswich that would enable better journeys across Suffolk as well as enable future growth.

We have identified three potential routes for a new east/west link between the A12 and A14 corridors – an inner corridor from Martlesham to Claydon, a middle corridor from Woodbridge to Claydon, and an outer corridor from Melton to the A140 near Needham Market.

This consultation is the first step in the process to present the emerging options and allow members of the community to comment on the project.

The result of this consultation will feed into a Strategic Outline Business Case for the project and will inform whether or not the project continues. We want you to feel able to make an informed response to the consultation. Information on this website from 5th July will explain how we have arrived at our route options, where you can find more detail and how you can let us know what you think using our questionnaire.

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