Long delays are increasing on a major south Essex road this afternoon.

Delays of eight minutes are increasing on the A127 Southend-bound between Gardiners Lane North and Cranfiled Park Road this afternoon.

The AA reports an average speed ten mph.

Google Maps shows there are ongoing roadworks in the major road.

Drivers have reported there are multiple Essex and Suffolk Water vans in the road and traffic is down to one lane.

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