Welcome to Essex
This is our BETA website, which is currently under development, please visit www.essex.gov.uk/highways to find out more about Essex Highways

Roads and Pavements

In this section you can find information about road maintenance, street lighting, winter travel, bridges as well as who is responsible for your road. You can also Report a Highway Problem to us online.

Please note:

We are not responsible for the following roads:


You can see which roads we are responsible for on our Highways Information Map here, by clicking on the Assets layer, then Highway and Footway Network. 


Information on potholes and how we prioritise maintenance

Renewing surfaces

Information on our road and pavement resurfacing programme

Public Rights of Way

Information on the maintenance of our Public Rights of Way

Drainage and flooding

Information on our drainage gullies and flooding information

Grass and vegetation

Information on grass cutting and overgrown vegetation

Winter travel

Information on our winter service and salting routes and more...

Bus stops and bus shelters

Information on bus stop and bus shelters responsibility in Essex

Bridges and structures

Information on bridges, flyovers, viaducts, culverts and more...

Intelligent Transport Systems

Information on traffic signals, pedestrain crossings, and more...

Street lighting

Information on street lighting, part night lighting and our LED replacement programme

Who is responsible for my road?

Information on whether your road is publicly or privately maintainable

Highway Records

Information on what records we hold and how to view them

Highways Devolution

Information about the Highways Devolution local council pilot