essex

Essex fires starting gun on £50m M11 Junction contract

12/07/2018

Essex County Council has launched a bidding process to undertake a £50m design and construction contract on the M11 Junction 7a.

Essex public "back A12 widening"

20/03/2017

Nearly 90% of people attending Highways England consultations have backed plans to widen the A12 through Essex.

Number of potholes decreased by half in Essex

18/10/2016

Significant investment in Essex’s roads has led to a reduction in the number of potholes by almost half.

Motorists drive through roadworks on A13

14/04/2016

More than 40 cases of the public deliberately ignoring road closures on the A13 in Essex were recorded last year.

Roads Minister opens A138 Chelmer Viaduct

14/04/2016

Roads Minister Andrew Jones has officially opened a new £32 million road bridge in Chelmsford, Essex.

Thousands give views as Lower Thames Crossing consultation ends

24/03/2016

Highways England has received almost 30,000 online responses to a consultation on proposals for a multi-billion pound road link across the River Thames.

Interserve wins £4.7m improvements contract in Essex

04/01/2016

Interserve Construction has been awarded a £4.7 million contract to carry out improvements to the M11 and A120 in Essex.

Tarmac wins £3m A12/A14 improvements contract

02/11/2015

Tarmac has been awarded a £3 million contract to carry out improvements on the A12 and A14 in Essex and Suffolk.

Harlow’s street lights to be switched back on at night

27/10/2015

Harlow Council and Essex County Council have agreed to keep Harlow’s street lights on all night seven days a week.

Three million square metres of road repairs completed

20/08/2015

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.

Road repairs carried out in Essex

14/04/2015

Essex County Council has issued a quarterly report which shows that it fixed more than 14,500 road defects in the last three months.

Video shows motorcyclist reaching speeds of 148mph

31/03/2015

A motorcyclist has been banned from driving for 15 months after being filmed by police weaving in and out of traffic at speeds of up to 148mph.

Work on Chelmer viaduct begins

18/03/2015

A £28 million road scheme to increase capacity along the Chelmer viaduct on the A138 in Essex has started.

Osborne lands £1.6m highways deal

07/08/2014

A £1.6 million contract that will see improvements made to a key section of the A176 in Essex has been awarded to Osborne.

Wireless street light control system goes live in Essex

07/05/2014

A wireless street lighting control system is now fully operational across the county of Essex.

Contractors invited to bid for M25/J30 scheme

20/01/2014

The Highways Agency is inviting contractors to tender for the M25 J30/A13 Corridor Congestion Relieving Scheme in Essex.

Highways boss lodged road claim against own council

07/11/2013

Essex County Council highways boss Rodney Bass lodged a complaint against his own local authority after a road defect damaged his car.

Bam Nuttall wins contract for Northern Approach Road

29/05/2013

Essex County Council has awarded the contract for the Colchester Northern Approach Road phase 3 (NAR3) to Bam Nuttall.

Essex gets extra £11m for pothole repairs

14/06/2012

Essex County Council is planning to invest an extra £11m to repair the damage caused to roads following the severe weather of recent months.

Driver stunned by pothole claim letter

20/04/2011

A motorist was left dumbfounded when his £42 claim for pothole damage was met with a 200-page rejection letter from the local highways department.

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Chelmsford City Council
£30,000 per annum
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Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
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Rossendale Borough Council
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Warwickshire County Council
£37,849 - £39,782 per annum
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£12,443.89 per annum
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Chair of the Board of Directors - Norwich City Services

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£10,000 per annum
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Dacorum Borough Council
Up to £42,336
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Northumberland County Council
£21,589 - £23,836
Countryside Parks Trading Officer Country Parks including Druridge Bay
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North West Leicestershire District Council
Band E, £25,295- £28,785
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City of York Council
Grade 12 Level 1- 4 £49,275 to £59,079 (basic pay plus a supplement up to £59,079)
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£17,711
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City of York Council
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