Will you be affected by lane closures on East Anglia’s roads this week?
Highways England have released a full list of the work they will be carrying out on our roads this week.
The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 15 June but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.
A12 and A120, Essex: safety barrier repairs
An ongoing programme of 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.
A12 junctions 25 to 19 Colchester to Chelmsford: surface repairs
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Work to improve road user safety along the A12 between Colchester and Chelmsford continues this week. The southbound carriageway between junctions 25 and 19 will be closed on weeknights between 8pm and 6am. A clearly signed diversion route will be in place via the A120, A131 and A130.
A12 junction 17, Howe Green: geotechnical surveys
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Work to survey the A12 southbound embankment by the junction underbridge starts on Monday 18 June for five nights, working 9pm to 5am. We will be clearing vegetation, drilling boreholes through the verge, surveying the existing drainage and undertaking a topographical survey of the embankment here. This work requires a full southbound road closure under junction 17 to complete safely, with traffic diverted off and back onto the A12 at the junction. One lane of the southbound exit slip-road will also be closed.
Monday 18 (one night)
A14 westbound between junctions 21 and 20
A signed diversion will be in place. Vehicles will follow the A14 link road at junction 23 to travel north on the A1(M) then travel west on the A605 to re-join the A14 at junction 13
Friday 22 to Sunday 24 June (three nights)
A14 eastbound between junctions 26 and 30
Traffic will be diverted south on the A1198, then east on the A428 to re-join the A14.
Monday 18 June (one night)
A14 westbound between junction 22 and junction 21, lane 1 closed
A14 westbound between junction 37 and junction 36, lanes 2 and 3 closed.
A14 westbound between junction 31a and junction 29, lane 1 closed
Monday 18 June to Sunday 24 (seven nights)
A1 southbound between junction 15 and junction 14, lanes 4,3 and 2 closed
Friday 22 June (one night)
A14 eastbound between junction 31 and junction 32, lanes 3 and 2 closed
Friday 22 to Sunday 24 June (three nights)
A14 eastbound between junction 24 and junction 26, lane 2 closed
A14 junction 43, Bury St Edmunds: lighting maintenance
Work to improve road user safety takes place this week. The eastbound exit and entry slip roads will be closed between 8pm and 6am on Monday night. The westbound exit and entry slip roads will be closed between 8pm and 6am on Tuesday night. Road users will be diverted to the next available junction.
A14 junction 52, Claydon: bridge deck waterproofing
Work to maintain the junction 52 bridge deck at Claydon continues this week. The east and westbound carriageways at junction 52 will be closed from 8pm Friday to 6am Sunday. Road users will be diverted via the exit slip road and back onto the A14 via the entry slip road.
A14: grass cutting
Cyclical grass cutting works on the roadside of the A14 continues until Friday 20 July, with working hours of 8pm to 6am. Single lane closures will be in place past the areas being worked on.
Friday 15 June – Friday 22 June:
Work will then progress to a full eastbound carriageway closure of the A14 between junction 58, Seven Hills interchange and junction 60, Dock Spur roundabout, on weeknights only.
Diversion: Traffic will be diverted from A14 eastbound at junction 58 via Felixstowe Road through Trimley St Martin, High Road/Street and the A154, before re-joining the A14 at junction 60, Dock Spur roundabout.
Monday 25 June – Friday 30 June:
Work will then progress to a full eastbound carriageway closure of the A14 between junction 60, Dock Spur roundabout and junction 62, Dock Gate roundabout.
Diversion: Traffic will be diverted from A14 eastbound at junction 60, Dock Spur roundabout via the A154, before re-joining the A14 at junction 62, Dock Gate roundabout.
A120 Hare Green roundabout, Harwich Road, Essex: safety improvements
The westbound carriageway will be closed between the Horsley Cross roundabout and the A120 junction with the A133 on weeknights between 8pm and 6am. A signed diversion route will be in place via the B1035, B1033 and A133. Daytime works are also taking place away from the road. Please note the Harwich Road junction with the A120 is now permanently closed.