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Live updates: A1 closed both directions A607 – A52 concern for safety

The A1 is closed in both directions following a concern for safety.

National Highways | 8:04 am

The A1 has reopened.


Traffic flow | 7:35 am

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National Highways | 6:58 am

 

The A1 in Lincolnshire is closed northbound between the A607 near Grantham and the B1174 near Little Ponton due to a serious Police led incident.

Emergency services are in attendance.

Diversion Route(s)

Road users travelling southbound are advised to follow the Solid Square diversion symbol on road signs

  • Exit the A1 at the B1174 Little Ponton, continue along the B1174 into Grantham to B1174/A52/A607 Bridge End Road/ South Parade junction (Gainsborough Corner), then turn right (east) onto the A52.
  • Continue along the A52 to A52/B6403 roundabout. Turn left (east) and continue along the A52 until the A52/A15 roundabout, then turn left (north) onto the A15 and travel along the A15 through Osbournby village.
  • Continue straight over the A15/A153 Quarrington roundabout to the A17/A15 Holdingham roundabout, and then turn left (west) onto the A17. Continue for 12km until the A17/C208 Coddington roundabout, go straight over and continue along the A17 to A1/A17/A46 roundabout, then go straight over onto the A46 to A46/A1 Brownhills roundabout.
  • Turn right (north) at Brownhills taking the third entry off onto the A1 northbound slip road to re-join the A1.

Road users travelling northbound are advised to follow the Solid Circle diversion symbol on road signs

  • Exit the A1 at A606 Stamford Northbound exit slip road.
  • At the top of the slip road, turn left (west) onto the A606.
  • Continue westbound along the A606 through villages of Empingham and Whitwell until the A606/A6003/B640 Oakham Bypass roundabout.
  • At the roundabout, turn right (north west) onto the A606  Burley Park Way on Oakham Bypass and straight over the A606/B668 roundabout, the Ashwell roundabout and the Railway Bridge roundabout, then continue along north to the Barleythorpe roundabout.
  • At the Barleythorpe roundabout, turn right (north west) and continue along the A606  through Langham and Burton Lazars to Melton Mowbray.
  • In Melton Mowbray, head north along Burton Street, then left onto Leicester junction.
  • At the junction turn right onto Norman Way and continue to the A607/B676 Thorpe Lane junction.
  • Turn left onto A607 Thorpe Lane head out of Melton Mowbray.
  • Continue along the A607 through the villages of Thorpe Arnold, Waltham on the Wolds, Croxton Kerrial and Harlaxton to the A1/A607 northbound slip road roundabout (Farmers Arms).
  • Turn right at the roundabout onto the A1 northbound entry slip and re-join the A1.

Lincolnshire Police | 6:34 am

Alert: the A1 is closed in both directions between the A607 and Little Ponton junctions, with traffic being routed through Grantham while we deal with a report of a concern for safety. It’s expected to be closed throughout rush hour, please avoid the area. This is incident 47 of today, and unrelated to another closure in the same location last night.


National Highways | Wednesday 21 February

‘The A1 in Lincolnshire is closed in both directions between the A607 near Grantham and the B1174 near Little Ponton due to a serious police-led incident

‘Police investigations are underway.’


RAC traffic | 6:05 am

‘Road closed and slow traffic due to accident

‘A1 both ways closed, slow traffic due to accident from A607 (Harlaxton / Melton Mowbray Turn Off) to A52 Tollemache Road North.

Reported: 21/02/2024 06:05:55’


AA Roadwatch | 6:05 am

‘Road closed and slow traffic due to crash on A1 both ways from A607 (Harlaxton / Melton Mowbray Turn Off) to A52 Tollemache Road North. The road was initially closed southbound but the northbound carriageway has also been closed.’

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