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The A1M currently has delays of at least 30 minutes from J62 to J63, covering several miles of the northbound carriageway. The delays are due to a road traffic collision and recovery with all lanes blocked and Highways England has resources deployed working hard to restore normal conditions as soon as possible.

For traffic approaching the delays locally, you are advised to expect disruption with extra journey time and you may wish to re-route or delay your journey. 

If travelling towards this area from much farther afield, you may wish to change your strategic route, allow extra travel time and follow guidance from our on-road variable message signs and media.  

Further incident information is available from Highways England by visiting our www.trafficengland.com website and travel apps, or via our @HighwaysNEAST regional twitter feed. Our 24/7 contact centre team is also available to provide up to the minute information on 0300 123 5000.

Highways England has been working closely with our emergency services colleagues Durham Police, who led the response to this incident.


Last updated on: 20/05/2019 13:44
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am
The A38 is currently closed from its junction with the A61 (Alfreton) to the B600 (Somercotes) with delays of at least 60 minutes covering several miles of the northbound carriageway. This closure is due to a road traffic collision and Highways England has resources deployed working hard to restore normal conditions as soon as possible.

For traffic approaching the closure locally, you are advised to expect disruption with extra journey time and may potentially have to re-route your journey.  

If travelling towards this area from much farther afield, you may wish to change your strategic route, allow extra travel time and follow guidance from our on-road variable message signs and media.  
 
Diversion route details and guidance is as follows; 

Solid Circle route.

Exit the A38(T) onto the A61 Derby Road, continue straight on the A61 King Street through two signalised junctions (approximately 0.5 miles), then turn right at the signalised junction onto the B6019 Alfreton High Street. After 0.2 miles, turn right onto the B600 at the mini-roundabout and continue for 1 mile to rejoin the northbound A38(T) at Somercotes

Further incident information is available from Highways England by visiting our www.trafficengland.com website and travel apps, or via our @HighwaysEMIDS regional twitter feed. For urgent real time assistance, our 24/7 contact centre team is able to provide up to the minute information on 0300 123 5000.

Highways England has been working closely with our emergency services colleagues Derbyshire Police, who led the response to this incident. 


Last updated on: 20/05/2019 13:31
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am