A52 Derby Road closed both ways until mid-afternoon – fallen tree

Emergency works to remove a dangerously overhanging tree on the QMC roundabout is calling delays.

The road will be closed until around 3pm for removal to take place.

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Highways England note that the diversion route is as follows: Woodside Road, University Boulevard and Clifton Boulevard.

AA Roadwatch reports:

‘Road closed due to fallen tree on A52 Clifton Boulevard both ways from A6464 Woodside Road (Priory Island) to Middleton Boulevard (The Qmc Island). The road has been closed in both directions around 11:55 to assist with safe recovery of the tree. Heavy traffic University Boulevard due to the closure. Detour in operation.’