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Highways News and Press Releases 2015

November 2015

30 November 2015  Broomfield Hospital shuttle bus begins

25 November 2015  Major improvements to come for congested A120

24 November 2015  Chelmsford transport to become "best in class" vision unveiled

24 November 2015  Council urges landowners to clear ditches

23 November 2015  First flood protection scheme to begin in Uttlesford

20 November 2015  Drivers warned to prepare for cold snap

19 November 2015  Multi-million pound road improvements for Harlow approved

19 November 2015  Buttsbury Bridge closed after vehicle strikes parapet

16 November 2015  Wivenhoe Cycle Link set to begin

16 November 2015  Broomfield Hospital shuttle bus starts at end of the month

09 November 2015  Update on Wivenhow Cycle link 

06 November 2015  Roadworks on Cymbeline Way, Colchester, start next week

06 November 2015  Maldon A414 improvements get underway

05 November 2015  Let’s Look Out For Each Other!

04 November 2015  Finchingfield bridge reopens

02 November 2015  Emergency bus timetable arranged for Finchingfield following bridge safety closure

October 2015

30 October 2015 New Park and Ride Ticket Machines come into operation

29 October 2015 County councillor reviews Jaywick regeneration work

28 October 2015 County’s highways service wins national industry award

27 October 2015 Council chiefs focus on Tendring

26 October 2015 Council's quarterly streetlight report

23 October 2015  England Coastal Path is coming to Essex

21 October 2015  Essex County Council completes the A414 Harlow Clocktower scheme

21 October 2015  Roadworks to close the A132 Runwell Road

16 October 2015  A new Grant is now available to help minimise flood risk in Essex

16 October 2015  Night-time road closures in Pod's Brook Road, Braintree, for resurfacing work

12 October 2015  Colne Bank Avenue and Cymbeline Way improvement plans on show

09 October 2015  Drop in potholes over summer

05 October 2015  A130 Howe Green to Rettendon will widen to three lanes

02 October 2015  Share a lift to work and save money

01 October 2015  Essex County Council launching Broomfield Hospital park and ride shuttle bus

01 October 2015  National recognition for Essex Highways

01 October 2015  Bentley Primary School is 'thrilled' with pavements and laybys

September 2015

29 September 2015  Do you know about the new law on smoking in cars?

23 September 2015  Gritters prepare for winter in Essex

21 September 2015  Colchester residents can view new cyclepath plans

18 September 2015  Council asks landowners to cut back overhanging trees

17 September 2015  Safer Essex Roads Partnership takes off

17 September 2015  Have your say on proposals for an improved supported bus network in Essex

14 September 2015  Grants available to help protect your property from surface water flooding

08 September 2015  Bus pass roadshow coming to Braintree

03 September 2015  Summit to put cycling on the map in Essex


August 2015

25 August 2015  Epping Forest Local Highways Panel funding

19 August 2015  Improvement work starts on A133 Colne Bank Avenue

17 August 2015  Three millionth square metre is an incredible milestone

July 2015

30 July 2015  Road widening works will improve traffic flow around Basildon Hospital

28 July 2015  Improvements planned for A414 in Harlow

22 July 2015  Congestion busting scheme for Harlow

21 July 2015  Weak River Lee bridge to be rebuilt

20 July 2015  Improvements to main road into Danbury

13 July 2015  Maldon Local Highways Panel funding

13 July 2015  Rochford Local Highways Panel funding

13 July 2015  Essex Highways in the spotlight

10 July 2015  Wivenhoe to University of Essex £750,000 cycle link to open before Christmas

09 July 2015  New permit scheme helps to reduce congestion

09 July 2015  Significant reduction in unrepaired potholes

09 July 2015  Essex County Council commits to lead on A120 scheme


June 2015

30 June 2015  Local flooding explained – bitesized!

29 June 2015  Public exhibition to present options to improve access to Harlow

26 June 2015  Essex County Council would welcome opportunity to lead on A120 scheme

26 June 2015  Colchester Local Highways Panel funding

25 June 2015  More transport improvements for Colchester set to boost economic growth

25 June 2015  Busy Broomfield Road junction to see upgrade

24 June 2015  Work set to start on £5million road and drainage improvements for Jaywick

23 June 2015  Significant new flood measures announced for Essex

22 June 2015 Public exhibition presenting options to improve access to east Harlow

12 June 2015 Essex County Council's Highways wins coveted national award

08 June 2015 Extra stop announced at official launch of Colchester Park and Ride scheme

08 June 2015 Child Safety Week at Essex schools

03 June 2015 Promising start for Colchester’s Park and Ride scheme


May 2015

26 May 2015 Have your say on local bus services

22 May 2015 Summer grass verge and weed trimming programme begins

20 May 2015 Roadworks in Billericay

15 May 2015 New highways weather station goes live

12 May 2015 Roadworks planned for Chelmsford

12 May 2015 Road improvements in Kelvedon and Feering

01 May 2015 Maintenance works on Brentwood High Street set to begin


April 2015

16 April 2015 Adults offered free Bikeability cycle training

15 April 2015 Essex gritters enjoy the change in seasonal weather

13 April 2015 Essex County Council quarterly report on highways defects

10 April 2015 Brand new Colchester Park and Ride service opens next Monday

10 April 2015 Northern Approach Road phase 3 opens

09 April 2015 Numbers of defective streetlights published for the first time

02 April 2015 Cash boost for Essex transport projects


March 2015

24 March 2015 Hours of part night lighting to be fine-tuned

18 March 2015 On the right road - Survey shows increased satisfaction for Essex bus services

11 March 2015 Final ‘sign off’ for Saffron Walden cycle path scheme

04 March 2015 Chelmsford's Parkway to close for essential road works

03 March 2015 Getting around in Essex


February 2015

27 February 2015 Essex County Council invests heavily in Colchester’s transport system for growth

25 February 2015 New footway for Hempstead High Street

16 February 2015 Schemes unveiled in transport symposium

13 February 2015 Colchester Park and Ride set to launch

06 February 2015 Launch of Getting around in Essex consultation


January 2015

28 January 2015 Harlow Clock Tower works update

21 January 2015 Essex County Council renews calls for a ban on lorries overtaking

20 January 2015 House of Commons Transport Select Committee discusses Strategic River Crossings

19 January 2015 Nearly 7,000 potholes repaired

16 January 2015 Colchester road night closure

13 January 2015 Improvements made to ease traffic congestion on Station Way

09 January 2015 Chelmsford signs