THE A13 is closed for emergency roadworks - with the closure set to run into the evening.

The eastbound carriageway is closed between the A128 in Orsett and the A1014 in Stanford le Hope.

There are delays back to the A1089 (Dock Approach Road)

The A128 is also slow moving southbound between the B188 and the A13.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area where possible.