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A12 Chelmsford to A120 widening scheme public consultation

Highways England are are pleased to announce the A12 Chelmsford to A120 widening scheme public consultation.

In line with the Government’s Road Investment Strategy 2015, Highways England is developing proposals to widen the A12 between junction 19 (north of Chelmsford) and junction 25 (Marks Tey). It is part of a £15.2 billion investment in England’s motorways and major A roads. In the east, over £2 billion is being invested to create better and safer journeys across the region.

They will continue to assess the effectiveness and affordability of various options but are keen to hear your views before a decision is made on the preferred route and would like to invite you to take part in our public consultation, which starts today, Monday 23 January 2017. All responses to the public consultation will be recorded in a consultation report and will be considered as part of the options selection process. The closing date for responses to the consultation is 23.59pm on Friday 3 March 2017.

 There are a number of ways you can get involved:

 ·        Online questionnaire –   From Monday 23 January 2017, you can find all the information on the consultation and a link to the online questionnaire at: www.highways.gov.uk/A12chelmsfordA120widening

 ·        Visit a public exhibition – Our public exhibitions start on Saturday 4 February 2017 (see attached for details) and will provide local communities with an opportunity to see our scheme proposals and find out more about the benefits of the scheme. Members of our project team will be available and we will have copies of the consultation brochure and questionnaire for local residents to pick up.

 ·         Pick up a brochure – The consultation brochure will be available at several locations in the area (see attached for details) from 4pm Monday 23 January 2017. The brochure contains a copy of the questionnaire which you can return to us at our freepost address: Freepost A12 Chelmsford to A120 widening

 Finally, if you have any queries at this time regarding the consultation or the scheme, please do not hesitate to contact the team directly at: A12chelmsfordA120wide@highwaysengland.co.uk.

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