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A128 Traffic

Orsett to Chipping Ongar road


There are no current incidents or roadworks on the a128. Drag the map to show traffic incidents in the surrounding area.


Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for a128 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

There are no current incidents in this location.

a128 Roadworks

The following roadworks have been reported by various highways agencies and official transport sources. Click on a roadworks item to view more details on the traffic map.


The A128 is a major road in Essex, in the east of England. It is a main arterial route which connects the towns of Lakeside, Grays, and West Thurrock. It is also close to Tilbury Docks and the Dartford Crossing, a major gateway to London.

The A128 is a very busy part of Greater London and is used by lorries, buses and cars travelling between Lakeside and West Thurrock. It is one of the busiest and most congested roads in the county.

The busiest times on the A128 are typically between 6am and 9am during the weekdays, especially when commuters are travelling to and from London. During the weekends, the road traffic is usually much lighter.

According to official police statistics, the A128 is generally considered to be a safe road. In 2019, there were only three reported accidents which resulted in injuries. For this reason, the road is considered to be a relatively safe route for drivers.

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