Crick’s Road, Colne Engaine – Update from ECC Highways

Crick’s Road, Colne Engaine

Diversion route – Crick’s Road, Colne Engaine (please follow link to map)

Following concerns about the condition of a  culvert and both headwalls Cricks Road, Colne Engaine and Hill House Road, Pebmarsh were closed to traffic in early September with a diversion installed via Pebmarsh, Colne Engaine and Earls Colne.


On Monday 23 November 2020 the diversion was revised to avoid a clash with the County Broadband works in Clays Hill, Pebmarsh. The revised diversion and point of closure is as shown on the attachment.


Please be advised that the revised diversion is to remain in place until late Friday 27 November 2020 when there is intention to reopen the road to vehicles using a signed Priority system at the culvert.


This arrangement is intended to be temporary until the permanent repairs to the culvert can be undertaken (possibly in late Spring 2021).


Details of other works in the area can be viewed from (formerly


Can you kindly share this information with your parish council and local residents.



Please be aware we are unable to respond directly to highway requests or queries from the public sent to this mailbox. These should be addressed to the Essex County Council customer service team either by telephone: 0345 603 7631 or by completing the online form:


Service Information Centre