Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Colchester Borough Council is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to take action to minimise disruption and keep residents and visitors safe.

Coronavirus: updates, advice and guidance

Highways England: Notification of A12 roadworks


The schedule of work

The works programme will take place from 14 September 2020 to 15 January 2021. Work will commence on the northbound on and off slip roads from 14 September for a period of 6 weeks. Work will then revert to the southbound off slip road for a further 8 weeks.

For the safety of the public and workers, slip roads will be closed overnight from 8.00pm until 6.00am. Signed diversion routes will be in place and only slip roads on one side of the junction will be closed at any one time.

The site will be closed down over the Christmas period from 18 December 2020 and will reopen on 4 January 2021.

Full Traffic Management Plans have been agreed with both Highways England and Essex County Council, as well as emergency services and key local stakeholders including police, fire and rescue authority and the ambulance service. Local authorities have also been notified.

Page last reviewed: 1 September 2020