Police warn of delays as “abnormal load” wends its way through Cambridgeshire en route to Norfolk

Test rig for wind turbine

Test rig for wind turbine - Credit: Archant

Drivers are being warned of an abnormal load that will be passing through Cambridgeshire on Wednesday.

A Cambs police spokesman said today: “We would like to make the public aware of an abnormal load travelling through Cambridgeshire and Norfolk on Wednesday August 20 from 9.30am.

“A test rig for a wind turbine blade measuring 44m long will be escorted by Norfolk Police from the A1 near Peterborough to a site at Stanhoe, in Norfolk.”

The planned route is as follows: A47 Cambs border – A149 – A148 – B1454 – local roads to site.

“Delays are expected,” said the spokesman.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter