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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.

Motorists reminded of A13 closure, 16 to 19 August

13 August 2019
Drivers are reminded that a short section of the A13 beneath the Orsett Cock roundabout will be closed this weekend.
Thurrock Council is widening a 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.
To enable the next phase of the project to be completed safely, 2 weekend-long closures of the A13 are required this month, with the first taking place this weekend (16 to 19 August).

Drivers warned of upcoming A13 weekend closures

30 July 2019
The A13 will be closed for two separate weekends in August as road widening works continue.
Thurrock Council is widening a 2.3 mile section of the A13 from 2 to 3 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.

New 40mph speed limit on A13

12 March 2019
Drivers are being asked to pay close attention to road signs after a temporary 40mph speed limit was introduced on the A13.
Thurrock Council is widening a 2.3 mile section of the A13 from 2 to 3 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.

40mph speed limit to be introduced as part of A13 road widening

22 January 2019
Narrow lanes and a reduced speed limit will come into force on the A13 from next month ahead of road widening works.
Thurrock Council’s £79million A13 project is one of the largest local authority-managed road schemes in the country and involves widening a 2.3 mile section of road from two to three lanes in both directions between the A128 (Orsett Cock roundabout) and the A1014 (The Manorway, Stanford-le-Hope).

Find out about A13 road widening at events next week

8 October 2018
Residents and drivers can find out more about plans to widen the A13 at a series of drop-in information events next week.
The £79million project – one of the largest local authority-managed road schemes in the country – will involve widening a 2.3 mile section of the A13 from 2 to 3 lanes in both directions between the A128 (Orsett Cock roundabout) and the A1014 (The Manorway, Stanford-le-Hope).

Plans for vital new A13 slip roads at Lakeside welcomed

2 October 2018
Thurrock Council and its partners have welcomed the announcement of a vital new road improvement scheme in the borough.
Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, announced that new slip roads will be created on the eastern side of the existing junction between the A13 and A126 at Lakeside during the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham yesterday.