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We have received correspondence from Essex Highways regarding the upcoming drainage improvement work:
Surface Water Alleviation Scheme- Gatekeepers Cottage Drainage Improvements Station Lane, Ingatestone- Road Closure
Essex Highways will commence work on Monday 19th August 2019 to undertake drainage improvement work at the above mentioned location adjacent to the Network Rail Level Crossing. The work includes installation of new road gullies, kerb and footway works, carriageway patching and jetting of existing highway drains.
The work is anticipated to take approximately 2 weeks, weather and other unforeseen factors permitting. These dates may be subjected to change should unforeseen issues arise. Any date changes will be indicated on advance warning signs displayed on site.
During these works Station Lane and Hall Lane will be closed at the level crossing. No vehicular movement will be permitted to cross the level crossing for the entire duration of the work, 24 hours a day. Access to either side of the level crossing will be via the signed diversion route. Pedestrian access across the level crossing will be permitted through a designated walkway.
Access to Gatehouse Mews, Ingatestone Station and Station Car Park will be maintained at all times although vehicles may have to use the signed diversion route. Pedestrian Access will be maintained at all times.
We ask for your co-operation during these works period and request that you refrain from parking in the closure area during the works. For general enquiries regarding the works please contact Essex County Council customer services team by telephone: 0345 6037631 or by completing the online form
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We thank you in advance for your patience and co-operation while we work  to improve your roads