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A120 Improvements: 4 routes considered

Essex County Council has published a study of potential improvements to be made to the A120 in Essex.

It's to help provide quicker and safer travel.

A120 in Essex Credit: ITV Anglia

More than four out of five people said they believe upgrades are needed and now four options for a dual carriageway A120 between Braintree and the A12 have been assessed.

A route option will be agreed at a meeting next week.

“We now have an opportunity to make history and build a road that will benefit people’s lives for decades to come. An improved A120 would form a modern gateway to the UK for drivers, businesses and freight travelling not only within our county but across the country."

– Cllr Kevin Bentley, Deputy Leader of Essex County Council