A12 Travel News

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Northbound A12 Roadworks and Delays

  • A12 northbound between A120 near Colchester (west) and A1124 | Northbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 northbound between the A414 Chelmsford East and the junction with the A1124 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 9 December 2019 to 14 December 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 16 December 2019 to 20 December 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 07 Dec 2019 05:02:15 GMT
  • A12 northbound between B1070 and A14 | Northbound | Road Works | Suffolk

    Location : The A12 northbound between the A120 Colchester East and the junction with the A14 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 December 2019 to 04:00 on 13 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Suffolk A12 Live Travel Updates
    Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:09:03 GMT
  • A12 northbound between M25 and A1023 | Northbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 northbound between the M25 and the junction with the A1023 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 16 December 2019 to 19 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:45:42 GMT
  • A12 northbound between B1024 near Kelvedon (north) and A120 near Colchester (west) | Northbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 northbound between the junctions with the A130 Chelmsford North and the A120 Colchester West. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 9 December 2019 to 06:00 on 11 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:45:42 GMT
  • A12 northbound access from M25 clockwise | Northbound | Road Works | Greater London Authority

    Location : The A12 northbound entry slip from the M25 clockwise. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 9 December 2019 to 13 December 2019. Schedule : From 23:00 on 13 December 2019 to 06:00 on 14 December 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Greater London Authority A12 Live Travel Updates
    Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:45:42 GMT
  • A12 northbound between M25 and A1023 | Northbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 northbound between the M25 and the junction with the A1023 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 9 December 2019 to 14 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:45:42 GMT

Southbound A12 Roadworks and Delays

  • A12 southbound between A138/A130 and A414 near Chelmsford (east) | Southbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 southbound between the A1124 and the junction with the A414 Chelmsford East. Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:00 on 6 December 2019 to 05:00 on 20 December 2019.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sun, 08 Dec 2019 18:37:18 GMT
  • A12 southbound within the B1137 junction | Southbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 southbound between the A120 Colchester West and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 9 December 2019 to 14 December 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 16 December 2019 to 20 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 07 Dec 2019 05:01:26 GMT
  • A12 southbound between A1124 and A120 near Colchester (west) | Southbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 southbound between the junctions with the A1124 and the A120 Colchester West. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 9 December 2019 to 14 December 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 16 December 2019 to 20 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 07 Dec 2019 05:01:26 GMT
  • A12 southbound between A138/A130 and A414 near Chelmsford (east) | Southbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 southbound between the A130 Chelmsford North and the junction with the A414 Chelmsford East. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 9 December 2019 to 14 December 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 16 December 2019 to 20 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 07 Dec 2019 05:01:25 GMT
  • A12 southbound between B1137 and A138/A130 | Southbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 southbound between the junctions with the A120 Colchester West and the A130 Chelmsford North. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 9 December 2019 to 14 December 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 16 December 2019 to 20 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 07 Dec 2019 05:01:25 GMT
  • A12 southbound exit for M25 | Southbound | Road Works | Greater London Authority

    Location : The A12 southbound exit slip to the M25 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 9 December 2019 to 14 December 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 16 December 2019 to 20 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Greater London Authority A12 Live Travel Updates
    Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:45:42 GMT
  • A12 southbound within the M25 junction | Southbound | Road Works | Greater London Authority

    Location : The A12 southbound between the A1023 and the junction with the M25 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 9 December 2019 to 14 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Greater London Authority A12 Live Travel Updates
    Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:45:42 GMT

Traffic Flow Map

Live traffic flow information. Avoid A12 congestion and plan a smarter route avoiding incidents and accidents.

Traffic delay information supplied by UK Traffic Delays. The latest A12 traffic reports, roadworks and travel news for the East of England.

Our Essex and Suffolk travel news is as up to date as possible but please do always check with local radio news sources and always allow plenty of time for your journey.

How Long is The A12 Road?

The A12 is 129 miles in length and passes through the following English counties; Greater London, Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk.

Which Major Towns and Cities Are Near The A12 Road?

Major UK destinations close to the A12 are as follows; Stratford, Romford, Chelmsford, Colchester, Ipswich and Lowestoft.

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5 thoughts on “A12 Travel News”

  1. Last night the A12 closure was diabolical Bob Turner is wright the signs are very bad all you do is ride around in circles get this sorted I got lost last night
    and a man and his wife got me out of trouble this is a disgrace put 1 hour on my trip to Romford

  2. The diversion signage for the a12 closure are diabolical. Do not close the road again till you sort it. Following signs sends you up & down the A!2 on a continuous loop.The signs are too small are above the height of headlamps & do not include sensible information like :Southbound!!1 or Chelmsford. Sort it,

      1. Gordon H Comstock

        Haha good reply! I was led a merry dance last night by the A12 closure and it took me nearly two hours to get home instead of the usual 40. Still, at least I had a tour of ‘North Essex by Moonlight’ and discovered several pretty villages (well they looked pretty in the dark) which I had never heard of before. I’ve given up following the ‘diversion’ signs because, as your reader above points out, these just send you round on a wild goose chase.

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