‘Offal spillage’ closes two lanes and access to major county route

Delays are expected at the A1 in Newark and surrounding roads after an ‘offal spillage’ on the carriageway.

The incident was reported by Highways England shortly before 5pm on Wednesday, May 19.

Highways England tweeted: “The A1 roundabout at Newark (A46 Lincoln, A17 Sleaford) have two lanes closed due to a spillage in the carriageway.

“Maintenance Crews and Traffic Officers are on their way to the area.

“Expect delays in the area and please plan an alternate route when travelling.”

In an update around 5.30pm, it added: “A46 access to A1 northbound is closed to clear an offal spillage on Brownhills roundabout.

“Two lanes are also closed on A46 northbound approaching A1, so expect delays in the area. Thank you for your patience.”


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