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10 May 2022 Latest News

M11 Junction 8 scheme update: May 2022

Investigation works and underground utility diversions are continuing in order to ensure the continuity of vital services throughout construction.

The Southbound Offslip of Junction 8 will be closed overnight on the 10th and 12th May. The first night will see final investigations and the second night is to remove the Traffic Management. The northbound Offslip will be closed overnight on the 13th May in order to remove the Traffic Management.

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8 May 2022 Highways Highlights

Highways Highlights - April 2022

The April 2022 edition of Highways Highlights has now been published.

The newsletter for all things highway in Essex.

In the April 2022 edition:

  • More than a fleeting thought
  • It’s built all wrong to help our teams get it right!
  • Update: LED replacement

and more...

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6 May 2022 Latest News

Residents invited to visit community RideLondon drop-in sessions

Questions welcome at events in towns and villages on route of mass participation cycling event

Community events to outline event preparations and on-the-day operations to Essex residents who live on the RideLondon-Essex 60 and RideLondon-Essex 100 routes are taking place.

Essex will welcome 25,000 cyclists on Sunday 29 May as RideLondon, the world’s greatest cycling festival, comes to the county for the first time.

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26 April 2022 Latest News

Residents invited to visit community RideLondon drop-in sessions

Questions welcome at events in towns and villages on route of mass participation cycling event.

Community events to outline event preparations and on-the-day operations to Essex residents who live on the RideLondon-Essex 60 and RideLondon-Essex 100 routes, are taking place over the next few weeks.

Essex will welcome 25,000 cyclists on Sunday 29 May as RideLondon, the world’s greatest cycling festival, comes to the county for the first time.

This is the first year of a partnership between RideLondon and Essex County Council. The partnership brings two mass participation rides into the county on Sunday 29 May, the RideLondon-Essex 100 and RideLondon-Essex 60. A shorter RideLondon 30 event finishing in Woodford will also take place on the day.

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22 April 2022 Latest News

Final call for charities to apply for Essex County Council’s RideLondon-Essex 100 rider places

Deadline for Essex charities to register interest in rider places in huge fundraising bike ride extended to Friday 29 April.

RideLondon – one of the world’s greatest cycling events – comes to Essex this year, thanks to a new partnership with Essex County Council.

The weekend begins on Friday 27 May with the RideLondon Classique, a three-day UCI Women’s WorldTour road race.

Then, on Sunday 29 May, 25,000 cyclists will take part in one of three riding challenges including the RideLondon-Essex 100 – a unique opportunity to ride 100 miles on traffic-free roads through the heart of London and neighbouring Essex. 

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21 April 2022 Latest News

Hoppit Bridge – Lane closure on Notley Road for remedial works

Arrangements have been made to carry out the remaining remedial works at Hoppit Bridge which include replacing the east parapet. Works are due to take place from Monday 9 May 2022 for approximately one week.

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21 April 2022 Latest News

Great Bardfield footbridge works complete

We are pleased to confirm repair works to the footbridge located adjacent to Great Bardfield Bridge have recently been completed. All traffic management has been removed and the footbridge has reopened for pedestrians.  

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12 April 2022 Highways Highlights

Highways Highlights - March 2022

The March 2022 edition of Highways Highlights has now been published.

The newsletter for all things highway in Essex.

In the March 2022 edition:

  • Resurfacing restarts
  • Out and about for the County's views
  • New sustainable travel app launched for Essex

and more...

Read the Highways Highlights March 2022 edition.

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5 April 2022 Latest News

3 April 2022 Latest News

Journey planning made easy with the new TravelEssex sustainable travel app

A free-to-use sustainable journey planner, the new TravelEssex app helps people in Essex to plan their journeys and travel by foot, bike, bus and train anywhere in the county.

Providing real-time travel information, users are given detailed expected journey and departure times for walking and cycling routes as well as bus services, including First, Arriva, Hedingham, and Stephensons, as well as Greater Anglia and C2C rail, National Rail and London Underground trains.

Download TravelEssex on the App Store
Download TravelEssex on Google Play
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