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Work on Grays' 2-way system to begin by autumn

5 July 2019
Works to create a new 2-way system in Grays town centre are expected to get underway by the autumn.
Thurrock Council's plans involve significant changes to Orsett Road to allow 2-way traffic between Derby Road and Stanley Road, as well as the upgrading and installation of pedestrian crossings, resurfacing work and various other highways improvements.
Temporary traffic lights will be in use during the works and some weekend road closures will be required, with diversions in place.

Council continues to improve roads

6 November 2017
More than 26,000 square metres of Thurrock's roads have been improved since August.
As part of Thurrock Council's £2million investment in the borough's roads, 65,000 square metres have been upgraded over the summer in line with the council's 'clean it, cut it, fill it' initiative.
Roads in Chadwell St Mary, Corringham, Fobbing, Grays, Horndon on the Hill, Orsett and Purfleet have all been resurfaced.

Planned road improvements in Corringham and Chadwell

19 September 2017
Road closures are planned for Corringham and Chadwell St Mary in the coming weeks to allow for resurfacing works to take place.
A1014 The Manorway/Giffords Cross Road, Corringham
The A1014 The Manorway junction with Giffords Cross Road will be closed on Sunday 8 October and Sunday 15 October between 8am and 5pm.
A diversion will be in place between B1420 Church Road, Lampits Hill, Southend Road and Springhouse Road.
Cedar Road, Chadwell St Mary
Cedar Road, Chadwell St Mary will be closed between Heath Road and Godman Road.

38,000 square metres of roads improved

8 September 2017
Extensive repairs and upgrades have been completed to improve Thurrock’s roads for residents and businesses.
Between July and August, more than 38,000 square metres of roads were either resurfaced or treated to extend their life and improve skid resistance. These include roads in Bulphan, Corringham, Chadwell St Mary, East Tilbury, Grays, Horndon on the Hill, Linford, Orsett, Stifford Clays and Tilbury.

Planned closures for road improvements

8 September 2017
A number of road closures are planned to allow for road resurfacing and cycleway improvements around the borough.
Godman Road, Chadwell St Mary
Godman Road, Chadwell St Mary will be closed for resurfacing between Nevell Road and Northwood.
The road will be closed on Thursday 12, Friday 13 and Monday 16 October between 8am and 5pm.
A diversion will be in place via Cedar Road, Heath Road, Brentwood Road and Sleepers Farm Road. Residents will have access at all times.