Motorists may face disruption due to temporary road closures in Epping Forest for roadworks.

A notice from Essex County Council in this week’s edition of the Guardian details its intention to shut roads in the district and other restrictions that may be necessary while the works are carried out.

All temporary closure orders, if made, are valid for up to 18 months, the dates are subject to change and will be published on the website or on signs at or near the relevant locations.

Cable installation works are due to temporarily close the following lengths of road in High Ongar from July 11 for 12 days:

  • Nine Ashes Road from 550m north-east of its junction with Woolmongers Lane for a distance of 125m in a north-easterly direction.
  • Woolmongers Lane from its junction with Nine Ashes Road for a distance of 15m in a westerly direction.

The alternative route will be via Nine Ashes Road, Rookery Road, King Street, Chelmsford Road, High Ongar Road straightening, High Ongar Road, Four Wantz Roundabout, High Street, Coopers Hill, Brentwood Road, Standon Road, Ongar Road and vice versa.

Lower Bury Lane, Epping, is set to be shut from July 15 for five days from its junction with High Street to its junction with Bury Road for blockage clearance and ducting works.

No alternative route will be available during this closure.

Part of High Street, Roydon, is due to be closed overnight (12.55am to 4am) for one night on July 15 for maintenance inspection works by Network Rail.

The closure is due to be in place from a point 70m north-west of its junction with The Granary for a distance of 55m in a north-westerly direction.

The diversion will be via Roydon Road, Eastwick Road, Fifth Avenue, A414 between northern town boundary and Burnt Mill Roundabout, Edinburgh Way, Station Approach, Elizabeth Way, Parkway, Harlow Road, High Street and vice versa.

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