Essex Highways – Alresford Viaduct, St. Osyth Rd, Alresford

Published: 16th January 2023

Update: Alresford Bridge – weight restriction signage installation

Following a structural assessment, a 7.5 tonne weight restriction is being implemented at Alresford Bridge.

Arrangements have been made to install weight restriction signage along the diversion route. Works are due to start from Monday 23 January 2023 and will involve several temporary traffic management signals to be in place for a short period of time to install the signs in a safe manner.

Proposed dates and traffic restrictions are as followed:

Street Name Location Proposed date Traffic restrictions
St Osyth Road On Alresford viaduct 23 January 2023 Two-way temporary traffic lights
Clacton Road At the junction that turns into St. Mary's Church 24 January 2023 Two-way temporary traffic lights
Frowick Lane At the junction along B1027 turning into Frowick Lane 24 January 2023 Two-way temporary traffic lights
Colchester Road The junction along B1027 turning into Colchester Road 25 January 2023 Three-way temporary traffic lights
Pump Hill Adjacent to the west turn-in to the petrol station 25 January 2023 Two-way temporary traffic lights
Tenpenny Hill Immediately west of the double roundabouts 26 January 2023 Four-way temporary traffic lights

  • Brightlingsea Road bus stops will be suspended.
  • Thorrington Cross bus stop will be suspended.

Temporary bus stops will be available in the area.

Clacton Road Immediately east of the double roundabouts 26 January 2023 Two-way temporary traffic lights
Brightlingsea Road Further south of the double roundabouts, near the house named "Jamora". 27 January 2023 Two-way temporary traffic lights
Station Road Immediately north of the double roundabouts 27 January 2023 Two-way temporary traffic lights
Clinghoe Hill (A133) Travelling eastbound, after the traffic lights that head into Colchester University 30 January 2023 Part lane restrictions
B1027 In front of house named "Heath Lodge" 31 January 2023 Two-way temporary traffic lights
B1028 At the junction with traffic lights that joins the B1028 and B1027 31 January 2023 Three-way traffic lights

  • Existing traffic lights will be turned off and temporary lights will be in place

 

The diversion route for heavy vehicles can be viewed on One.Network. The weight restriction will remain in place until further notice.

The latest information will also be shared on the scheme webpage.

Essex Highways Information

 

 

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