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Current traffic in Chelmsford

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

CONGESTION
Location: The A12 northbound between the junctions with the A133 and the A120 Colchester East.
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:00 and 15:15 on 25 May 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 17.3 miles from Chelmsford. CLEARED @ 15:00
CONGESTION
Location: The A12 northbound entry slip from the A130 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:00 and 13:15 on 25 May 2019.
Nearest town: 13.73 miles from Chelmsford. CLEARED @ 13:03
CONGESTION
Location: The A12 northbound at the junction with the A130 Chelmsford South.
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:15 and 13:30 on 25 May 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 13.78 miles from Chelmsford. CLEARED @ 13:21
CONGESTION
Location: The A120 westbound between the junctions with the A12 Colchester West and the A131 North.
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:15 and 12:30 on 25 May 2019.
Nearest town: 17.22 miles from Chelmsford. CLEARED @ 12:27
CONGESTION
Location: The A12 northbound between the junctions with the A414 Chelmsford West and the A130 Chelmsford South.
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:30 and 12:45 on 25 May 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 13.78 miles from Chelmsford. CLEARED @ 12:36
CONGESTION
Location: The A120 eastbound between the junctions with the A131 South and the A131 North.
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:00 and 14:15 on 25 May 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 18.18 miles from Chelmsford. CLEARED @ 14:06
CONGESTION
Location: The A249 southbound between the junctions with the A250 Queenborough and the A2 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:45 and 12:00 on 25 May 2019.
Nearest town: 17.6 miles from Chelmsford. CLEARED @ 11:51
CONGESTION
Location: The A12 southbound between the junctions with the A130 Chelmsford South and the A414 Chelmsford West.
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:00 and 12:15 on 25 May 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 17.34 miles from Chelmsford. CLEARED @ 12:00


There are no current incidents in this location.

Roadworks

ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 northbound between the junctions with the A130 Chelmsford North and the A120 Colchester West.
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: expect disruption until 05:00 on 3 Jun 2019.
Lanes Closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 14.55 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 northbound between the junctions with the A130 Chelmsford North and the A120 Colchester West.
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 May 2019.
Lanes Closed: There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 12.89 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 southbound between the A130 Chelmsford South and the junction with the A414 Chemlsford West.
Lane closures: Lane two will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 31 May 2019 to 12 Jun 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 16.12 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 southbound between the junctions with the A120 Colchester West and the A130 Chelmsford North.
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 25 May 2019 to 3 Jun 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 13.88 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 southbound between the A120 Colchester East and the junction with the A133 .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 May 2019 to 30 May 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 18.66 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 southbound between the A120 Colchester West and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North.
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 5 Jun 2019 to 7 Jun 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 14 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 southbound between the A120 Colchester West and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North.
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 Jun 2019 to 11 Jun 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 12.88 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 southbound between the A130 Chelmsford North and the junction with the A414 Chelmsford East.
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 Jun 2019 to 11 Jun 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 14.75 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 southbound between the junctions with the A120 Colchester West and the A130 Chelmsford North.
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 Jun 2019 to 11 Jun 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 13.28 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 southbound at the junction with the A120 Colchester West.
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 May 2019 to 30 May 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 15.46 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 southbound between the A120 Colchester East and the junction with the A120 Colchester West.
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 May 2019 to 30 May 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 16.23 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 southbound between the A120 Colchester West and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North.
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 Jun 2019 to 5 Jun 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 15.46 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 southbound between the junctions with the A1124 and the A120 Colchester West.
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 Jun 2019 to 5 Jun 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 15.49 miles from Chelmsford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The A12 southbound between the junctions with the A14 and the A120 Colchester East.
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Horticultural works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 28 May 2019 to 1 Jun 2019.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 3 Jun 2019 to 8 Jun 2019.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 10 Jun 2019 to 15 Jun 2019.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 17 Jun 2019 to 22 Jun 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 19.64 miles from Chelmsford.

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Location: northbound between the junctions with the A133 and the A120 Colchester East.

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:00 and 15:15 on 25 May 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 17.3 miles from Chelmsford.

51.91-0.87

Location: northbound entry slip from the A130 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:00 and 13:15 on 25 May 2019.
Nearest town: 13.73 miles from Chelmsford.

51.7-0.52

Location: northbound at the junction with the A130 Chelmsford South.

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:15 and 13:30 on 25 May 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 13.78 miles from Chelmsford.

51.7-0.52

Location: westbound between the junctions with the A12 Colchester West and the A131 North.

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:15 and 12:30 on 25 May 2019.
Nearest town: 17.22 miles from Chelmsford.

51.88-0.63

Location: northbound between the junctions with the A414 Chelmsford West and the A130 Chelmsford South.

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:30 and 12:45 on 25 May 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 13.78 miles from Chelmsford.

51.7-0.52

Location: eastbound between the junctions with the A131 South and the A131 North.

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:00 and 14:15 on 25 May 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 18.18 miles from Chelmsford.

51.88-0.6

Location: southbound between the junctions with the A250 Queenborough and the A2 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:45 and 12:00 on 25 May 2019.
Nearest town: 17.6 miles from Chelmsford.

51.41-0.76

Location: southbound between the junctions with the A130 Chelmsford South and the A414 Chelmsford West.

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:00 and 12:15 on 25 May 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 17.34 miles from Chelmsford.

51.7-0.43

Location: northbound between the junctions with the A130 Chelmsford North and the A120 Colchester West.

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Emergency roadworks.



Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 3 June 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 14.55 miles from Chelmsford.

51.76-0.53

Location: northbound between the junctions with the A130 Chelmsford North and the A120 Colchester West.

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Emergency roadworks.



Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 May 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 12.89 miles from Chelmsford.

51.81-0.66

Location: southbound between the A130 Chelmsford South and the junction with the A414 Chemlsford West.

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 31 May 2019 to 12 June 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 16.12 miles from Chelmsford.

51.69-0.46

Location: southbound between the junctions with the A120 Colchester West and the A130 Chelmsford North.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 25 May 2019 to 3 June 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 13.88 miles from Chelmsford.

51.77-0.56

Location: southbound between the A120 Colchester East and the junction with the A133 .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 May 2019 to 30 May 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 18.66 miles from Chelmsford.

51.93-0.91

Location: southbound between the A120 Colchester West and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 5 June 2019 to 7 June 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 14 miles from Chelmsford.

51.85-0.73

Location: southbound between the A120 Colchester West and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 June 2019 to 11 June 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 12.88 miles from Chelmsford.

51.81-0.66

Location: southbound between the A130 Chelmsford North and the junction with the A414 Chelmsford East.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 June 2019 to 11 June 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 14.75 miles from Chelmsford.

51.76-0.52

Location: southbound between the junctions with the A120 Colchester West and the A130 Chelmsford North.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 June 2019 to 11 June 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 13.28 miles from Chelmsford.

51.77-0.58

Location: southbound at the junction with the A120 Colchester West.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 May 2019 to 30 May 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 15.46 miles from Chelmsford.

51.88-0.79

Location: southbound between the A120 Colchester East and the junction with the A120 Colchester West.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 May 2019 to 30 May 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 16.23 miles from Chelmsford.

51.89-0.85

Location: southbound between the A120 Colchester West and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 June 2019 to 5 June 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 15.46 miles from Chelmsford.

51.88-0.79

Location: southbound between the junctions with the A1124 and the A120 Colchester West.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 June 2019 to 5 June 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 15.49 miles from Chelmsford.

51.88-0.79

Location: southbound between the junctions with the A14 and the A120 Colchester East.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Horticultural works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 28 May 2019 to 1 June 2019.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 3 June 2019 to 8 June 2019.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 10 June 2019 to 15 June 2019.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 17 June 2019 to 22 June 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 19.64 miles from Chelmsford.

51.93-0.95