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
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
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.
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