Tuesday 23 April 2024
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A1 CLOSED: Southbound at A607 to remain closed overnight for spillage cleanup

The A1 in Lincolnshire is closed southbound between the A607 (Harlaxton) and A606 (Stamford) due to a collision involving two lorries.

One lorry overturned and came to rest on its side across both sides of the carriageway. The other lorry has left the road and is down the verge at the side of the carriageway.

Recovery of the vehicles and extensive clean up works is ongoing.

 A1 Closure: Pictures show extent of cleanup operation as road remains closed

The road was initially closed in both directions. The northbound A1 was re-opened at approximately 6pm. The southbound remains closed and will be until 6am on Tuesday 19th March for resurfacing and barrier repairs following this incident.

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Diversion Route

Road users heading southbound are advised to follow the hollow diamond diversion symbol:

  • Leave the A1 southbound at the A607 junction at Harlaxton and turn right onto the A607 heading west.
  • Follow the A607 west through Harlaxton, Croxton Kerrial and Waltham on the Wolds to Melton Mowbray.
  • At the A607/A606 junction turn left onto the A606 heading east.
  • Follow the A606 through Langham, Oakham, Whitwell and Empingham back to the A1 at Stamford.
  • At the A606/A1 junction take the southbound entry slip road to rejoin the A1 southbound to continue your journey.

“If this closure impacts on your planned route, please allow extra journey time. Plan ahead, you may wish to re-route or even delay your journey.”

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