A12 improvement in Essex moves a step forward

National Highways says “transformative” plans to radically improve the A12 between Chelmsford and Colchester have moved a step closer following the end of the six-month examination period. The evidence gathered – which has come from a variety of interested parties including the public and local authorities – will now be considered by the Examining Authority […]

Essex Police investigating video of woman moving cones on A12

Essex Police have announced they are investigating a driver who was witnessed illegally moving cones from a sectioned off area of the A12 near Colchester.  In a statement, the force says it believes the incident occurred on the northbound carriageway close to the Marks Tey junction on Tuesday 18 April at around 1.30pm. Highways News […]

Watch – video of woman moving roadworks cones goes viral

A video of a woman trying to drive through roadworks swap lanes in a queue of traffic on the A12 near Colchester in Essex is doing the rounds on social media. The footage was taken on the northbound carriageway at the Marks Tey intersection. It shows the woman in a traffic jam get out of […]

City Science awarded funding to explore Automated Vehicle technology on mass transit systems in Hertfordshire

Decarbonisation-focussed engineering company City Science has been awarded funding as part of CCAV’s Connected and Automated Mobility programme to investigate a segregated Mass Transit system in Hertfordshire. The project, Dedicated Driverless Spaces for Integrated Mass Transit, will be part of the Hertfordshire Essex Rapid Transit (HERT) initiative, which aims to create a sustainable passenger transport […]

London’s neighbouring counties refuse to co-operate on ULEZ plans

Nearly every Home Counties council neighbouring London has announced a refusal to co-operate with London’s Mayor on the introduction of a capital-wide Ultra Low Emission Zone. The Telegraph reports that Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire have now pledged to join Kent and Surrey in blocking the installation of any ULEZ cameras or signs warning drivers entering […]

GRAHAM begins work on M25 junction 28 upgrade

Civil engineering company GRAHAM has started work on an upgrade of the M25 junction 28 for National Highways. Junction 28 plays a major role in connecting the A12 and the M25, as well as providing access to Brentwood via the A1023.  Up to 7,500 vehicles currently travel through the junction roundabout every hour at peak […]

QE2 Bridge closure into second day

A closure of the key Queen Elizabeth II crossing between Essex and Kent is into its second day as protestors who climbed the supports continue to occupy the bridge. Essex Police says it’s “working with partners” to try to safely resolve the situation. The protestors are from Just Stop Oil. One is a bridge engineer, […]

GRAHAM awarded £16m construction phase of Chelmsford Bridge and Highway scheme

Civil engineering specialist firm GRAHAM has been appointed as the Principal Contractor to deliver a new bridge and link road as part of the Chelmsford East Beaulieu S278 Works (RDR Phase 3) project.  The £16.77m project will connect the A130 Essex Regiment Way and the Beaulieu and Channels housing developments on the west side of […]


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