A12 Travel News

Live traffic delays for the A12 road in the East of England. Latest travel news obtained under license from Highways England and TfL. Avoid A12 roadworks and travel incidents.

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Northbound A12 Roadworks and Delays

  • A12 northbound between B1024 near Kelvedon (north) and A120 near Colchester (west) | Northbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 northbound between the A414 Chelmsford East and the junction with the A120 Colchester West. Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 6 November 2020 to 06:00 on 27 November 2020.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 GMT
  • A12 northbound between A138/A130 and B1137 | Northbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 northbound between the A414 Chelmsford East and the junction with the A120 Colchester West. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 6 November 2020 to 06:00 on 9 November 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 13 November 2020 to 06:00 on 16 November 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 November 2020 to 20 November 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 November 2020 to 06:00 on 23 November 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 GMT
  • A12 northbound between A414 near Chelmsford (east) and A138/A130 | Northbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 northbound between the junctions with the A414 Chelmsford East and the A130 Chelmsford North. Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 6 November 2020 to 06:00 on 9 November 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 13 November 2020 to 06:00 on 16 November 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 November 2020 to 20 November 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 November 2020 to 06:00 on 23 November 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 GMT
  • A12 northbound between B1024 near Kelvedon (north) and A120 near Colchester (west) | Northbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 northbound between the A130 Chelmsford North and the junction with the A120 Colchester West. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 6 November 2020 to 06:00 on 9 November 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 13 November 2020 to 06:00 on 16 November 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 November 2020 to 20 November 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 November 2020 to 06:00 on 23 November 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 GMT
  • A12 northbound between A133 and A120 near Colchester (east) | Northbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 northbound between the A133 and the junction with the A120 Colchester East. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 January 2021 to 9 January 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 January 2021 to 16 January 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 5 April 2021 to 30 April 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 GMT
  • A12 northbound access at a minor junction between A133 and A120 near Colchester (east) | Northbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 northbound. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 January 2021 to 9 January 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 January 2021 to 16 January 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 GMT
  • A12 northbound exit at a minor junction between A133 and A120 near Colchester (east) | Northbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 northbound. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 January 2021 to 9 January 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 January 2021 to 16 January 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 GMT
  • A12 northbound exit at a minor junction between A133 and A120 near Colchester (east) | Northbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 northbound. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 5 April 2021 to 30 April 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 GMT

Southbound A12 Roadworks and Delays

  • A12 southbound between A120 near Colchester (west) and B1024 near Kelvedon (north) | Southbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 southbound between the A1124 and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North. Reason : Emergency roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 6 November 2020 to 05:00 on 7 November 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 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. Reason : Emergency roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 6 November 2020 to 05:00 on 7 November 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 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 : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 November 2020 to 06:00 on 30 November 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 30 November 2020 to 4 December 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 4 December 2020 to 06:00 on 7 December 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 December 2020 to 11 December 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 GMT
  • A12 southbound between B1389 near Witham (north) and B1389 near Witham (south) | Southbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 southbound between the A1124 and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 November 2020 to 06:00 on 30 November 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 30 November 2020 to 4 December 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 4 December 2020 to 06:00 on 7 December 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 December 2020 to 11 December 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 GMT
  • A12 southbound between B1389 near Witham (north) and B1389 near Witham (south) | Southbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 southbound between the A1124 and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North. Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 November 2020 to 06:00 on 14 December 2020.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 GMT
  • A12 southbound exit at a minor junction between A120 near Colchester (east) and A133 | Southbound | Road Works | Essex

    Location : The A12 southbound. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 October 2020 to 06:00 on 31 October 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 2 November 2020 to 7 November 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 9 November 2020 to 14 November 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 November 2020 to 21 November 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Essex A12 Live Travel Updates
    Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:10:40 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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7 thoughts on “A12 Travel News”

  1. It is not normal to close all access to main and motorways as I have experienced in just the last few years alone. Yesterday I got there again to find by surprise that I couldn’t get onto the A12. A worker insulted me for stopping and asking for advice, but a Sat Nav will always take you back to the same place you keep getting sent away from. The road signs are a nuisance. I followed for about a mile and saw no more and was completely lost.
    The normal way to repair roads, for such busy roads, is to always leave a lane operating because no matter how frustrated motorists are, they know that they will get where they are going, and the Sat Nav will match it every step of the way.
    My fifteen minute drive home took over an hour of guessing dark country roads, which is why I had to but a new car six years ago. Come on fellas, think of your motorists or why else do we need the roadways?

  2. 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

    1. I had the same problem driving in circles for an hour!!!!!!! what is the correct route as I will have to complete this journey again over the next month, St Marks Tey to Dartford. Thank you

  3. 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. 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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