Essex Highways' 2024 Road Resurfacing Programme Underway

Posted on 15 May 2024

​Essex Highways is rolling out its 2024 road resurfacing initiative, aiming to enhance and modernise numerous roads throughout the county. This effort will address road deterioration resulting from wet weather, extending the longevity of existing roads and ensuring they remain in optimal condition.

The project is part of Essex Highways' £39 million allocation for carriageway maintenance in 2024/25. Residents can anticipate increased activity in road improvement endeavours across the county in the coming months.

The revitalised roads will not only enhance safety but also support environmentally friendly and healthier modes of transportation, fostering a more sustainable travel environment.

Tom Blackburne-Maze, Director of Highways and Transport at Essex County Council, expressed enthusiasm for this year's resurfacing efforts, highlighting the council's commitment to enhancing road infrastructure. He also acknowledged potential inconveniences and pledged to execute the works swiftly while minimising disruptions to affected parties.

In anticipation of potential inconveniences arising from construction activities, Essex Highways extends its sincere apologies to affected individuals and businesses. Nonetheless, the council remains steadfast in its resolve to deliver these vital infrastructure upgrades efficiently and with minimal disruption, underscoring its unwavering dedication to the well-being and prosperity of Essex's residents.

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