Press release

Overnight carriageway closures on A14 in Huntingdon

Road users are advised that the A14 near Huntingdon will be closed overnight for two nights in each direction this weekend and early next week to replace four variable message signs.

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The eastbound A14 between junctions 20 (Ellington) and 21 (Brampton Hut) will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, from Saturday (7 March) for two nights and westbound between junctions 24 (Godmanchester) and 23 (Spittals) will be closed from 10pm and 5am on Monday (9 March) for two nights to replace the variable message signs.

There will be clearly signed diversion routes in place.

For the eastbound closures traffic will be diverted back along the A14 westbound to junction 13, onto the A605, A1139, A1260, A15 and B1043 southbound to re-join the A1 at Alconbury and A14 at Brampton Hut interchange. Eastbound traffic will be advised of the closure from junction 13 onwards.

For the westbound closures traffic will be diverted back along the A14 eastbound to junction 32 and join the A428. Traffic will re-join the northbound A1 and return to A14 at Brampton Hut interchange. Traffic will also be diverted from the northbound M11 at junction 13 onto the A1303 and A428. Westbound traffic will be advised of the closure from junction 32 onwards and on the M11.

Drivers using these sections of the A14 are advised to plan their journeys and allow some extra time to reach their destinations. Live traffic information is available on the Highways Agency’s website and mobile app, and drivers can also listen to traffic bulletins on local radio for updates.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways Agency Information Line on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

Journalists should contact the Highways Agency press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.

Published 5 March 2015