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A13 closure and access to the tip from 29 May to 1 June

28 May 2020
A section of the A13 beneath the Orsett Cock roundabout will be closed this weekend to enable the next phase of works to be completed safely.
The closure takes place from 9pm on Friday 29 May until 5am on Monday 1 June. Traffic will be diverted via the exit and entry slip roads.

A13 road closure this weekend

13 May 2020
A section of the A13 beneath the Orsett Cock roundabout will be closed for a number of upcoming weekends to enable the next phase of works to be completed safely.
The first takes place from 9pm on Friday 15 May until 5am on Monday 18 May. Traffic will be diverted via the exit and entry slip roads.

A13 works remain essential to economic recovery

11 May 2020
Thurrock Council's Cabinet member for regeneration, Cllr Mark Coxshall, has reconfirmed the economic importance of the A13 road widening scheme.
The A13 corridor is a vital part of the region's transport network. The road widening project continues to be rated as providing high value for money, with final costs estimated to be £115 million to £120 million.

A13 closure from Friday 13 March to Monday 16 March

11 March 2020
As works progress to widen the A13, drivers are reminded of a series of weekend and overnight closures needed so the next phase of the project can be completed safely.
This weekend's closure is from 9pm on Friday 13 March until 5am on Monday 16 March.
The road will be closed between the A128 junction (Orsett Cock roundabout) and the A1014 junction (Stanford-le-Hope) with a diversion via the A1013 Stanford Road.

A13 closure from Friday 28 February to Monday 2 March

25 February 2020
As works progress to widen the A13, drivers are reminded of a series of weekend and overnight closures needed so the next phase of the project can be completed safely.
This weekend's closure is from 9pm on Friday 28 February until 5am on Monday 2 March. The road will be closed beneath the A128 junction (Orsett Cock Roundabout) with diversions via the exit slip road, roundabout and entry slip road.
Delays are expected and all non-local traffic is urged to avoid the A13 and use alternative routes such as the A130, A127 and M25.
Planned closures are:

A13 widening works progress - updated list of closures

18 February 2020
As works progress to widen the A13 drivers are reminded of a series of weekend and overnight closures to enable the next phase of the project to be completed safely.
This weekend's closure takes place from 9pm on Friday 21 February until 5am on Monday 24 February. The road will be closed in both directions between the A128 junction (Orsett Cock roundabout) and the A1014 junction (Stanford-le-Hope).
Delays are expected and all non-local traffic is urged to avoid the A13 and use alternative routes such as the A130, A127 and M25.
Planned closures are:

A13 road closure this weekend, 22 to 25 November

21 November 2019
A section of the A13 will be closed this weekend to enable major bridge construction works to continue as part of the A13 road widening project.
The A13 will be closed in both directions beneath the Orsett Cock roundabout, from 9pm on Friday 22 November until 5am on Monday 25 November.
Traffic will be diverted via the exit slip roads, Orsett Cock roundabout and back onto the A13 via the entry slip roads at the A128 junction.
Delays are expected and all non-local traffic is urged to avoid the A13 and use alternative routes such as the A130, A127 and M25.

Motorists reminded of A13 weekend closure, 4 to 7 October

3 October 2019
Drivers are reminded that a section of the A13 beneath the Orsett Cock roundabout will be closed for a number of upcoming weekends.
To enable the next phase of the A13 widening project to be completed safely, weekend-long closures of the A13 are required. This weekend’s closure takes place from 9pm on Friday 4 October until 5am, Monday 7 October.
Traffic will be diverted via the exit slip roads onto the Orsett Cock roundabout and back onto the A13 via the entry slip roads.

Motorists reminded of A13 weekend closure, 20 to 23 September

17 September 2019
Drivers are reminded that a section of the A13 beneath the Orsett Cock roundabout will be closed for a number of upcoming weekends.
To enable the next phase of the A13 widening project to be completed safely, weekend-long closures of the A13 are required. The first takes place from 9pm on Friday 20 September until 5am on Monday 23 September.
Traffic will be diverted via the exit slip roads onto the Orsett Cock roundabout and back onto the A13 via the entry slip roads.

Drivers reminded of first full A13 weekend road closure

23 August 2019
Drivers are reminded that the A13 will be closed between Orsett and Stanford-le-Hope on the weekend of 30 August to 2 September as road widening works continue.
Thurrock Council is widening a 2.3 mile section of the A13 from two to three lanes in both directions between the A128 (Orsett Cock roundabout) and the A1014 (The Manorway, Stanford-le-Hope) in what is one of the largest local authority-managed road schemes in the country.