Public notice

Traffic Regulation Order (TRO)

Temporary prohibition or restriction on roads

Order number: 001, 2024

A13, Grays and Orsett

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 the effect of which is to:

  • prohibit any vehicle from travelling along the A13 between the Stifford Interchange and the Orsett Cock Interchange in accordance with Schedule One to the Order

2) The purpose of the Order is to enable National Highways and Thurrock Council to carry out carriageway resurfacing, gully cleansing and maintenance to the street lighting.

3) The alternative routes are shown in Schedule One below.

4) The Order will come into force on Monday 15 January 2024 at 10pm. Works are currently scheduled to take place between 15 January and 24 February 2024 nightly between the hours of 9pm and 5am. Exact dates will always be specified on

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.

5) It is expected that the works will be completed within the above times, however the Order will continue in force for a period not exceeding 18 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is the sooner.

6) If the works are not completed within 18 months, the Order may be extended for a longer period with the approval of the Secretary of State.

Schedule One

Location Diversion Dates
A13 Eastbound Carriageway HGV diversion will be Junction 30, M25 northbound, Junction 29, A127 eastbound, A128 southbound, Orsett Cock Roundabout, and A13. Non-motorway diversion will be Stifford Roundabout, A1012 Link Road to Treacle Mine, Treacle Mine Roundabout, Lodge Lane, Daneholes Roundabout, A1013 Stanford Road, Orsett Cock Roundabout. Monday 15 January 2024 nightly until Thursday 1 February 2024, 10pm to 5am
A13 Westbound Carriageway HGV diversion will be Orsett Cock Roundabout, A128 northbound, A127 westbound, Junction 29, M25 southbound, Junction 30, and A13. Non-motorway diversion will be Orsett Cock Roundabout, A1013 Stanford Road, Daneholes roundabout, Lodge Lane, Treacle Mine Roundabout, A1012 to Stifford roundabout. Monday 5 February 2024 nightly until Saturday 24 February 2024, 10pm to 5am
Peter Wright, Head of Highways Infrastructure
Publication date: 
Thursday 4 January 2024