Motorists will be made to contend with road closures on a residential road as a nine-phase plan comes to fruition next week.

Southend Council has confirmed parts of Stornoway Road will be off limits to vehicles as gas main replacement works get underway on April 6.

Phase one will see drivers being unable to enter Hamstel Road from its junction with Southchurch Road to Stornoway Road.

Parking, waiting, loading and unloading of vehicles will also be prohibited on the northbound side of Hamstel Road.

Phase two will see motorists being unable to proceed on Stornoway Road from its junction with Oban Road to Stromness Road, while vehicles will also be unable to park, wait, load and unload along the same stretch of road.

Stornoway Road will continue to have restrictions in phase three, with it being out of bounds from its junction with Stromness Road to Belle Vue Road in phase three.

Further phases will see Stornoway Road off limits from its junction with Belle Vue Road, Ilfracombe Road, Lovelace Gardens, Surbiton Road, Richmond Road and Moseley Street.

Motorists are advised to follow alternative routes via Southchurch Boulevard, Royal Artillery Way, Hamstel Road, Southchurch Road, Sutton Road and Eastern Avenue.

The restrictions could be in place for up to 18 months.

>A busy Laindon road is set to close as new connection works are undertaken by UK Power Networks.

High Road North will temporarily be out of bounds to motorists from its junction with Walnut Close to its roundabout junction with Willowfields.

It could result in a backlog of traffic on the A127, with the Fortune of War roundabout being close to where the alterations are being made.

The closure is scheduled to come into force from April 19, with the restrictions expected to be implemented for nine days.

>Carriageway patching works will be undertaken by Essex County Council on a Hadleigh street later this month.

The length of Lansdown Avenue, from its junction with Bramble Road to Fairmead Avenue, will be closed.

Restrictions are set to be in place from April 20, with the improvements set to take three days to complete.

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