DRIVERS in the Dengie may experience delays as roadworks this week.

Essex County Council have temporarily closed all traffic on B1018 Burnham Road, Latchingdon at its junction with Rectory Lane.

The closure started on Sunday and continue until Friday.

The closure is due to UK Power Networks undertaking new service works.

Alternative routes will be via Burnham Road, Main Road, Southminster Road, Scotts Hill, Southfield Way, Burnham Road, Church Road, Maldon Road, Fambridge Road, Lower Burnham Road, Cold Norton Road and The Street.

Access for emergency services and pedestrians will be maintained during the works.

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