Histon, Impington and Orchard Park A14 information

The planned road closures for this week can be viewed online and this page is updated weekly.

Please note that it is sometimes necessary for Highways England to undertake unscheduled closures to undertake emergency repairs.

We have created a poster to help spread the word about the A14 upgrade updates that are available to residents of Histon, Impington and Orchard Park. You can download the poster.

Who to contact to find out more?

Highways England have dedicated people who can be contacted as your first point of call for further information on works being undertaken in a given section of the route, or if you have any concerns about the works:

  • Sections 4 & 5: Swavesey to Milton please email: Engagement@thea14.com
  • Alternatively, you can contact Highways England on the A14 helpline on 0800 270 0114.
    • This will be answered by a team member during site hours 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday and messages can be left at other times. Further updates as the scheme progresses can be found on the Highways England website.

For night works the rapid response number is 01480 220281. This will be answered by a team member during the hours of 9pm to 6am.

Updated 11 November 2019

Below shows the 10 day look ahead for night time working:

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Date Location Description of activity Noise impact rating Mitigation measures
Friday 8 November
  • Junction 32 East bound exit slip road
  • Section wide
  • Junction 33 East bridge - BE28 
  • Kings Hedges Bridge
  • Junction 33 Westbound
  • Girton over bridge - Junction 32
  • Junction 32 mainline 
  • East bound - Toe of Junction 32 exit slip road 
  • Prep works for weekend re-construction
  • Modifications to existing gantries 
  • Finishing works
  • Installation of temporary sheet piles, with Movac
  • Installation of VRS
  • Traffic management Switch 
  • Landscaping and Verge topsoiling 
  • Placement and compaction of new surfacing 
Medium - High
  • Keep raised voices to a minimum 
  • Minimise vehicle idlling engines
  • Reduce amount of reversing by maintaining a one way system
Saturday 9 November and Sunday 10 November
  • Junction 3 East bound exit slip road
  • Reconstruction
Medium - High
  • Keep raised voices to a minimum
  • Minimise vehicle idling engines
  • Reduce amount of reversing by maintaining a one way system
Monday 11 November
  • Junction 33 BE28 
  • Junction 32 East bound mainline 
  • East bound junction 32 entry slip - Impington bridge
  • Eastbound ERA 
  • Junction 32 central reservation
  • NIAB bridge - East bound 
  • Footpath works 
  • Ditch lining
  • Placement and compaction of HBM layer
  • Installation of paying slabs around ERA 
  • Saw cutting around bridge piers
  • Sub-ducting installation 
Medium - High 
  • Keep raised voices to a minimum
  • Minimise vehicle idling engines
  • Reduce amount of reversing by maintaining a one way system
Tuesday 12 November
  • Junction 33 - BE28
  • Histon Pond
  • Junction 32 East bound mainline  
  • East bound Junction 32 entry slip - Impington bridge
  • Eastbound ERA 
  • Junction 32 Central reservation 
  • NIAB bridge  - Eastbound
  • Footpath works 
  • Ditch lining
  • Placement and compaction of HBM layer
  • Installation of paying slabs around ERA 
  • Saw cutting around bridge piers
  • Sub-ducting installation 
Medium - High 
  • Keep raised voices to a minimum
  • Minimise vehicle idling engines
  • Reduce amount of reversing by maintaining a one way system
Wednesday 13 November 
  • Junction 33 - BE28
  • Histon Pond
  • Junction 32 East bound mainline  
  • East bound Junction 32 entry slip - Impington bridge
  • Eastbound ERA 
  • Junction 32 Central reservation 
  • NIAB bridge  - Eastbound
  • Footpath works 
  • Ditch lining
  • Placement and compaction of HBM layer
  • Installation of paying slabs around ERA 
  • Saw cutting around bridge piers
  • Sub-ducting installation 
Medium - High 
  • Keep raised voices to a minimum
  • Minimise vehicle idling engines
  • Reduce amount of reversing by maintaining a one way system
Thursday 14 November
  • Junction 33 BE28 
  • Junction 32 East bound mainline 
  • East bound junction 32 entry slip - Impington bridge
  • Eastbound ERA 
  • Junction 32 central reservation
  • NIAB bridge - East bound 
  • Footpath works 
  • Ditch lining
  • Placement and compaction of HBM layer
  • Installation of paying slabs around ERA 
  • Saw cutting around bridge piers
  • Sub-ducting installation 
Medium - High 
  • Keep raised voices to a minimum
  • Minimise vehicle idling engines
  • Reduce amount of reversing by maintaining a one way system
Friday 15 November
  • Junction 33 BE28 
  • Junction 32 East bound mainline 
  • East bound junction 32 entry slip - Impington bridge
  • Eastbound ERA 
  • Junction 32 central reservation
  • NIAB bridge - East bound 
  • Footpath works 
  • Ditch lining
  • Placement and compaction of HBM layer
  • Installation of paying slabs around ERA 
  • Saw cutting around bridge piers
  • Sub-ducting installation 
Medium - High 
  • Keep raised voices to a minimum
  • Minimise vehicle idling engines
  • Reduce amount of reversing by maintaining a one way system
Friday 15 November, Saturday 16 November and Sunday 17 November
  • 56 hour road closure
  • Installation of bridge
Medium - High
  • Keep raised voices to a minimum
  • Minimise vehicle idling engines
  • Reduce amount of reversing by maintaining a one way system

Complaints

Highways England has a dedicated email address for the local community to raise issues and complaints relating to the works being undertaken in the Histon and Impington / Orchard Park area.

You can also contact us and we will investigate and work with Highways England to address the issue.

Should you wish to make a formal complaint to us, please follow our formal complaints procedure.

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