I write to inform you that Kier will be completing resurfacing works at the above location on behalf of Highways England. Previous surveys have identified the need for maintenance works in this location, for road safety reasons.

We plan to complete this work over five nights, from Monday 22 January, with working hours of 8pm until 6am, weather permitting. The work will start with a full closure of the A12 northbound junction 27-29, lasting four nights.

Work will then move to the A12 junction 29-30, starting Friday 26 January. A full northbound closure will be in place, the work will last one night. The closure will finish close to the Shell garage, Langham. Access to Park Lane will not be affected.

A12 southbound between junction 27 Spring Lane interchange and junction 30, Stratford St Mary interchange: resurfacing works

Work to resurface sections of the southbound carriageway will start on Monday 29 January, for five nights, with working hours of 8pm to 6am. There will be a full closure in place on the southbound carriageway. Traffic will be diverted via A1232 and A133.

Diversion Route

A12 northbound junction 27-29: Leave the A12 at junction 27, take the A133 Cymbeline Way towards Colchester, then take the A1232 Ipswich Road, and then re-join the A12 at junction 29.

A12 northbound junction 29-30: Leave the A12 at junction 29, take the A1232 Ipswich Road towards Colchester, turn left onto the A133 St Andrews Avenue, left onto A137 Harwich road before joining the A14 at junction 56 Wherstead.
A12 southbound junction 29-27: Leave the A12 at junction 29, take the A1232 Ipswich Road, the A133 Cymbeline Way towards the A12, then re-join the A12 at junction 27.

Local Access

Residents and businesses living south of Park Lane, Langham, on the northbound carriageway side of the A12:

You will have access towards your properties restricted during the night of Friday 26 January. Gatemen will be present at the start of our closure point, at the Turnpike Close slip road. If you make your intentions clear, the gatemen will make arrangements for you to be safely escorted to your properties. If you would like to call ahead, you can call 07548719320 at any time on Friday 26 January, until works finish at 6am the following morning. Egress from your property will not be affected.

Residents and businesses on Ipswich Road, Lodge Lane and Turnpike Close:

You will be able to access their properties on the night of Friday 26 January via Old Ipswich Road. You will not be able to access the A12 northbound from Turnpike Close.


 Diversion Routes.

A12 Junction 27 -29


A12 Junction 29 -30