Proposals for a new multi-million pound widening project on the A12 have gone on show.
Tour To Boost Essex Economy By £100m
Essex County Council has told Heart the Tour de France will boost the economy by £100 million and attract three million visitors.
The tour takes to the streets of Essex as part of stage 3 of the race on Monday 7th July. The Council is working with a range of partners to help deliver the plans for the day.
These include experts who were involved in the delivery of the traffic and crowd management plans for the London 2012 Games.
This is said to be a complicated process but very necessary to facilitate such a large sporting event.
These include experts who were involved in the delivery of the traffic and crowd management plans for London 2012.
There will be road closures and the route will need to be clear of all public vehicles prior to the closures, with pedestrian access available while the roads are closed through stewarded crossing points.
Regular updates and news about the Tour de France in Essex are available at http://www.essex.gov.uk/Pages/Tour-de-France.aspx .
Visitor information about the Tour de France in Essex can also be found at http://www.visitessex.com/events/tour-de-france.aspx .
Two men have been jailed for a total of 40 years after an aggravated burglary in Essex, where a man was shot.
Anyone with information about an assault on a man in Chelmsford a month ago, which left him with serious head injuries, is being asked to come forward.
Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
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