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 date Improvements
Norfolk Blofield to North Burlingham Dualling 2021 To complete the gap in dual carriageway between Norwich and Acle
Norfolk North Tuddenham to Easton Dualling 2021 To provide continuous dual carriageway between Norwich and Dereham
Norfolk Great Yarmouth Junction Improvements 2019 Schemes such as the reconstruction of the Vauxhall roundabout
Norfolk Acle Straight Safety Measures Underway Improved safety measures at key accident hotspots

Norfolk

A47/A11 Thickthorn Junction Improvement

2020 Improving the junction interchange to improve the access into Norwich

Peterborough

Wansford to Sutton Dualling

2020 To complete dualling between Peterborough and the A1
Cambridgeshire

Guyhirn Junction Improvement

2020 Creation of a larger junction linking the A47 and A141