Essex County Council


Call for action on A12


Essex County Council’s cabinet member for highways and transportation has called on the Highways Agency to make a number of safety improvements on the A12.

700 roads to be fixed by Essex County Council


Essex County Council has announced that it will spend £17.5 million on fixing 700 local roads.

Council receives £2.45m for Canvey road blunders


Essex County Council has reached a £2.45 million settlement with Mouchel after design blunders caused delays to a major road project in Canvey.

Three million square metres of road repairs completed


Highways engineers in Essex laid the three millionth square metre of surface dressing on Monday (17 August), as part of the largest road improvement programme of its kind ever undertaken in the county.

Essex CC to spend £300m on roads over next three years


Essex County Council has committed to a £300 million programme of investment in its road network over the next three years.

Lower Thames Crossing events attract thousands of visitors


More than 8,000 people have attended 16 public information events on proposals for a new multi-billion pound road link across the River Thames between Essex and Kent.  

Council push for Lower Thames Crossing decision


Essex County Council want the Secretary of State for Transport to make a decision on the new Lower Thames Crossing as soon as possible after public consultation on its proposed route options closes on 24 March.

£50m to be spent on improving Colchester’s roads


Essex County Council is investing £50 million on improving Colchester’s infrastructure – including road, cycle and bus schemes.  

Essex CC trialling new road markings


Trials of new longer-lasting road markings could save taxpayers thousands of pounds, according to Essex County Council.

Funding secured for new M11 junction


A new £45 million junction on the M11 near Harlow will be jointly funded by the Department for Transport and Essex County Council.

Pioneer counties join forces to trial smart city technology


Two county councils have announced that they are working together to pilot smart city services in partnership with a Cambridge-based technology firm.

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