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Planned May highways works
Up to eight roads across the borough are planned for repairs and resurfacing throughout May as the council continues with its planned winter highways works programme.
A full list of roads set for repairs between April 2021 and March 2022 was released in March 2021, as the council’s highways contractor, Marlborough, will be repairing and relaying full roads and stretches of roads that require immediate attention.
Works for the following roads are planned throughout May.
Planned duration of works – days/nights
Length of road i.e full road/part road
|Lansdowne Avenue||4 Days||Full Road|
|Nestuda Way||2 Nights||Part Road – Comet Way Roundabout|
|Park Road||4 Days||Full Road|
|Prittlewell Square||2 Days||Full Road|
|Rampart Terrace||1 Day||Part Road - Georges Street to Dane Street|
|Richmond Avenue||4 Days||Part Road - St Andrews Road to Caulfield Road|
|Trafalgar Road||2 Days||Full Road|
|Walker Drive||2 Days||Part Road - London Road to Olive Avenue|
A full list of the 30 roads and 31 pavements set to be resurfaced in 2021/22, can be found on the council’s website: https://www.southend.gov.uk/resurfacing
All road closures will be clearly signposted two weeks before work takes place. All work is dependent on the weather, as crews are not able to lay roads in adverse weather.
How to report a defect
If you are aware of any road defects or roads that need resurfacing or patch work, please report these online via MySouthend.
How we prioritise, repair and resurfacing works
The areas have gone through a strict quality check in line with the council’s procedure, which is based on various risks, and in accordance with the Highways Code of Practice. This procedure considers various items including road condition, bus routes, key routes, claims made, incidents, and flood risk.