Funded Projects

The Roads Investment Strategy 1 (2015-2020) contains the projects currently funded by government following a concerted campaign by the A47 Alliance. Highways England has received £300m to improve or dual 7 locations along the A47.  

These locations are:

Funded Schemes (2015-2020)
Location Junction Estimated start dates Improvements
Norfolk Blofield to North Burlingham Dualling 2021-22 To complete the gap in dual carriageway between Norwich and Acle
Norfolk North Tuddenham to Easton Dualling 2021-22 To provide continuous dual carriageway between Norwich and Dereham
Norfolk Great Yarmouth Junction Improvements 2018-19 Schemes such as the reconstruction of the Vauxhall roundabout
Norfolk Acle Straight Safety Measures Underway Improved safety measures at key accident hotspots


A47/A11 Thickthorn Junction Improvement

2020-21 Improving the junction interchange to improve the access into Norwich


Wansford to Sutton Dualling

2020-21 To complete dualling between Peterborough and the A1

Guyhirn Junction Improvement

2020-21 Creation of a larger junction linking the A47 and A141