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Live updates: A1 closed southbound near Newark – overturned lorry

The A1 in Lincolnshire is closed southbound between the B6326 near Newark-on-Trent and the B1174 near Grantham due to a collision involving an overturned heavy goods vehicle.

Updates to follow…


National Highways 8 pm

The A1 in Lincolnshire remains closed southbound between the B6326 near NewarkonTrent and B1174 near Grantham following a collision involving an overturned lorry.

Final clear-up works are now ongoing at scene.

There are no delays on approach to the closure.

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6:18 pm

The A1 in Lincolnshire remains closed southbound between the B6326 near Newark-on-Trent and B1174 near Grantham following a collision involving an overturned lorry.

Traffic caught within the closure continues to be released.


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5 pm

The A1 in Lincolnshire remains closed southbound between the B6326 near Newark-on-Trent and B1174 near Grantham following a collision involving an overturned lorry.

Traffic caught within the closure continues to be released.


National Highways 2:31 pm

The A1 in Lincolnshire remains closed southbound between the B6326 near Newark-on-Trent and B1174 near Grantham following a collision involving an overturned lorry.

Traffic caught within the closure is being turned around via the rear of the queue. Thanks for your patience.


Diversion announced

Diversion Route

• Road users are advised to follow the Hollow Diamond diversion symbol on road signs.

• Exit the A1 southbound at the A46/A17 Newark Junction and turn left onto the A46 (south) heading towards the A1/A46 Brownhills roundabout.

• Continue straight over at the roundabout and travel along the A46 to A46/A617/A616 Cattle Market roundabout.

• Continue straight over the roundabout along the A46 until Farndon roundabout, then turn right and travel along the A46 through the villages of Farndon and East Stoke until the A46/A6097 Margidunum roundabout.

• Continue straight over at the roundabout (high loads are circumvented through Bingham), until the A46/A52 Saxondale Island.

• Turn left (east) onto the A52 and continue for approximately 19km until the A52/A1 Barrowby southbound junction then re-join the A1 southbound.


Traffic flow and location 12:48 pm

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National Highways said at 12:41 pm on Wednesday 8 March:

‘The A1 in Lincolnshire is closed southbound between the B6326 near Newark-on-Trent and the B1174 near Grantham due to a collision involving an overturned heavy goods vehicle.

‘More information to follow shortly.’


AA Roadwatch 12:23 pm

‘Road blocked and queueing traffic due to rolled over truck on A1 Southbound around Valley Lane (Long Bennington / Cotham Turn Off).’

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