Highways News and Press Releases




February 2017

New road link will ease Fairglen Interchange congestion 

An exciting new road scheme has been unveiled by Essex County Council in a bid to ease short term congestion problems on the Fairglen Interchange by diverting Southend-bound traffic from the A130 onto the A127, via the A1245.

15 February 2017 

LED streetlights set to be installed on the A127

Work to replace all-night lighting along the A127 with new energy-saving LED lamps is set to begin this week.

09 February 2017 

New buses for Park and Ride in Chelmsford 

Free Wi-Fi and air conditioning are just some of the new benefits Park and Ride users in Chelmsford will be able to enjoy when new buses are rolled out over the coming weeks.

09 February 2017 


January 2017

Your chance to view A127/A130 Fairglen Interchange upgrade plans

Multi-million pound plans to improve one of the most important junctions on the A127 over the next 30 years are set to be unveiled in February.

31 January 2017

A130 works to begin in March

Work to facilitate the opening of new third lanes in both directions along the A130 between Howe Green and the Rettendon Turnpike is set to begin in March.

31 January 2017

‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ A120 consultation launches

Residents are being urged to take advantage of a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity to improve the A120 in Essex and boost the local economy.

17 January 2017 

New push to improve local roads sees dramatic pothole reduction

The number of potholes on local roads dropped by a fifth over the last six months following major investment.

16 January 2017 

Launch of Colchester General Hospital Park and Ride bus stop

A new Park and Ride bus service for staff, patients and visitors to Colchester General Hospital is set to launch on Monday, 9 January. 

05 January