For Current Road Users
- A new fully signalised Generals Lane Roundabout is constructed, which includes for a new arm for the Link Road (RDR) which is scheduled to commence construction in the Autumn of 2021
- The Generals Farm Roundabout will be fully signalised with a cut-through lane from the A12 southbound on-slip for traffic travelling towards Chelmsford and the A130/A131
- The Drovers Way Roundabout will be partially signalised, with signals on the A12 northbound off-slip.
These improvements have been designed to provide capacity for the development coming forward and for traffic growth, as well as traffic movements to and from the planned new station.
Access to the RDR and Planned New Station
The Interchange has been designed to accommodate the new Link Road (RDR), this will become the new A131 allowing Colchester Road and White Hart Lane to be downgraded to local roads, taking traffic from White Hart Lane.
These works are to be delivered by the end of 2022, with the timelines shown below: