A number of planned temporary road closures for roadworks may cause disruption to drivers across Epping Forest, including one due to last for a month.

The extent of the closures is detailed from a notice from Essex County Council in this week’s edition of the Guardian, along with other restrictions that may be introduced while the works are carried out.

All temporary closure orders last up to 18 months and the dates when works are carried out can vary. These will be displayed on signs at or near the relevant locations and/or on the one.network website.

A 33-day closure in Stag Lane, Buckhurst Hill, is due to begin on March 7 for water mains replacement works.

The road is set to be shut from its junction with Epping New Road for a distance of 75m in an easterly direction, and also from its junction with High Road for a distance of 120m in a westerly direction.

The alternative route will be via High Road, Church Road, Epping New Road (with access only to Park Side) and vice versa.

Meter installation works are set to close Old Road, Harlow, for two five-day periods next month.

The road is due to be shut from its junction with Cambridge Road for a distance of 80m in a south-easterly direction from March 14 to 18, and also March 21 to 25.

Motorists are advised to use Old Road, Priory Avenue, Station Road, Cambridge Road, Station Approach, or Old Road, Priory Avenue, Harts Road, Cambridge Road and vice versa at these times.

Vehicles are due to be prohibited from using Theydon Grove, Epping, from its junction with Stonards Hill to its other junction with Stonards Hill, a distance of 35m, for three days from March 21.

This closure is for installation and ducting works and no diversion is available.

Algers Road, Loughton, is due to be shut for seven days from March 23 for blockage clearance and track works.

The closure will apply from the junction with The Avenue to the junction with Algers Close, a distance of 184m.

The alternative route will be via Lower Park Road, High Road (with access only to Algers Road) and vice versa.

Broadband repair works are set to shut Birds Green, Willingale, for one day on April 5.

The road is set to be shut from a point 340m north-east then south-east of its junction with Dunmow Road for a distance of 200m in a north-easterly direction.

The diversion will be via Birds Green, Millers Green Road, School Lane, Dunmow Road and vice versa.

Meanwhile, a temporary 30mph speed limit is set to be introduced in Fyfield Road, Ongar / Ongar Road, Fyfield from the end of the existing 30mph limit to the start of the 60mph limit, a distance of 1746m.

This is due to apply from March 7 for 28 days and is needed while remedial carriageway works are carried out.

Visit the public notices section of our website for full details of these and other notices.