See list of planned Highways England roadworks in Suffolk and Essex from March 19 -26
- Credit: Gregg Brown
Works at Copdock, the Orwell Bridge and the A12 in Colchester all feature in this week’s list.
Details of the roadworks due to be carried out this week have been released by Highways England.
These roadworks are subject to change due to weather or other unforseen circumstances.
A12 junctions 28-29, Colchester
Resurfacing work along the A12 carriageway continues this week. The northbound carriageway will be closed between junctions 28 and 29 at Colchester on weeknights between 8pm and 6am until late-March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via A1124, A133 Cymbeline Way and Cowdray Avenue, and A1232 Ipswich Way.
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A12 Oaks Bridge, Colchester
Work to improve the safety of the Oaks Bridge, near junction 29, by carrying out concrete repairs continues this week until late April. Work will take place on weeknights between 8pm and 6am. There will be lane closures on the A12, and temporary traffic lights beneath the bridge for local traffic.
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A12 and A120: Essex
Work to repair damaged safety barriers along the A12 and A120 in various locations continues this week, with working hours of 8pm to 6am, weeknights only. Single lane closures will be in place past the area being worked on.
A14 junction 55 Copdock
Work to improve safety by realigning the road markings and replacing reflective studs on the southbound exit slip road takes place this week. The slip road will be closed on weeknights between 8pm and 6am. A signed diversion will be in place via A14 junction 54.
A14 junctions 51 to 43
Concrete repairs to the A14 between junctions 49 and 47a continues this week. The westbound carriageway will be closed between junction 51 and 43 on weeknights between 8pm and 6am. A signed diversion route will be in place via the A140 and A143. Please allow additional time for your journeys.
A14 Orwell Bridge to junction 62
Work to resurface the concrete carriageway between Orwell and Levington and the carriageway between Levington and junction 62 continues this week. The work is being carried out in sections between 8pm and 6am each night (Monday to Friday). The westbound carriageway will be closed between junctions 59 and 57 with a signed diversion route via Felixstowe Road and High Road, through Trimley St Martin and along the A1156.
A120/A133 Hare Green interchange, Colchester
Work to survey the road surface at Hare Green interchange, Colchester starts Wednesday 21 March, lasting two nights, with working hours of 8pm to 6am.
There will be a full closure of the A133 exit slip from the A120 to the A133 Weeley roundabout on Wednesday 21 March, followed by a total closure of the A133/A120 westbound entry slip on Thursday 22nd March. A clearly signed diversion route will be in place between the A133, B1033, B1035 and A120.
A120 Crown Bridge, Colchester
Work to improve the safety of the Crown Bridge near A12 junction 29 by carrying out structural repairs as well as painting the underside of the bridge continues this week until late April. Work will take place on weeknights between 8pm and 6am. The north and south side of the bridge will be fully closed at separate times. Clearly signed diversion will be in place. Southbound traffic (for the A1232) will be diverted via A12 junction 28, Axial Way and Severalls Lane to the A1232. Northbound traffic will be diverted west to A12 Junction 28 where they can join the A12 northbound carriageway.