Public notice

Traffic Regulation Order (TRO)

Temporary prohibition or restriction on roads

Order number: 114, 2018

A13 between A1089 junction and Five Bells Interchange, Orsett Cock Roundabout, A128 Brentwood Road, A1013 Stanford Road, B1007

Speed restrictions

1) The Borough Council of Thurrock, in exercise of their powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and all other powers, intends to make an Order to the effect of which is to:

Reduce speed restrictions on sections of the A13 in both directions including Orsett Cock Roundabout, A128, A1013 and B1007 as stated below:

a) A13 in both directions between a point 100 metres west of the B188 Baker Street Bridge and a point 1200 metres east of the A13/B1007/A1014 eastern overbridge (a distance of approximately 6,460 metres), to 40mph
b) Orsett Cock roundabout to 30mph
c) A128 Brentwood Road in both directions between Orsett Cock roundabout and a point approximately 500 metres north of the roundabout (north of the northern exit from Loft Hall Farm) to 30mph
d) A128 Brentwood Road northbound between Welling Road and Orsett Cock roundabout, approximately 200 metres, to 30mph
e) A1013 Stanford Road in both directions between the Orsett Cock roundabout and The Manorway roundabout, Stanford Le Hope to 30pmh
f) A1013 Stanford Road eastbound between the Recycled in Orsett premises and the Orsett Cock roundabout, approximately 200metres, to 30mph
g) B1007 in both directions between The Manorway roundabout and North Hill, approximately 1km, to 30mph

2) The purpose of the Order is to enable the Thurrock Council A13 Road Widening Project, including the construction of a new third lane in both directions, a new roundabout at the A128 (Orsett Cock) junction, the installation of traffic signals on the Orsett Cock roundabout and the replacement of four bridges (Orsett Cock x2, Horndon Road and Saffron Gardens) to be carried out. All prohibitions above will apply in stages during the course of the works and will be signed accordingly.

3) The Order will come into force at various times starting from 17 January 2019 and on any subsequent day until the works are complete. It only applies to those days and times when indicated on site by the presence of the appropriate traffic signs in accordance with The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016.

4) Due to the extent of the project and works involved Thurrock Council is satisfied that the order shall continue in force until the works have been completed, which could take longer than 18 months.

Julie Rogers, Director of Environment and Highways
Publication date: 
Thursday 3 January 2019