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Highways Closures

Notifications of highways closures.

Advance notice: Drainage improvement works on Sporhams Lane, Danbury


Arrangements are being made to carry out drainage improvements on Sporhams Lane at Paternoster Ford.

Works are due to commence on Monday 9 January 2023 and anticipated to take approximately four weeks to complete. Activities include draining the highway and create passing places to the narrow section at the ford.

In order to carry out the works in a safe manner, it will be necessary to close a section of Sporhams Lane for the duration.

A signed diversion for vehicles will be in place during the closure. Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times via the footbridge at the ford.

Residents/Businesses in the immediate vicinity will shortly receive a letter providing further details.

Dates may be subject to change if the works are affected by poor weather or if unforeseen issues arise. The latest information will be reflected on site signage as well as and our twitter feed @essexhighways.

Details of other works in the area can be viewed from

For general queries, please contact the Essex County Council customer service team by completing the online form or contact 0345 603 7631 for any urgent highway matters.

Essex Highways Information



Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice of Old London Road, Woodham Walter/Danbury

Please click on the following link to find details of the closure of Old London Road, due to commence on 3rd January 2023 for 3 days. The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce whilst Essex County Council undertakes carriageway patching.


Essex Streetworks Team


Ringway Jacobs | Essex County Council

3rd Floor, Seax House, Market Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH








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