Bank holiday travel delays after crashes on A46 and A1

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A caravan crash2 and an overturned vehicle are causing gridlock on the A46 and the A1 this afternoon. The A46 is closed in both directions after an accident involving a car towing a caravan between between B1190 Lincoln Road (Doddington Roundabout) and B1378 Lincoln Road / Lincoln Road (Skellingthorpe Roundabout). A section of the Lincoln Bypass closed and there are long queues along Birchwood Avenue as traffic is diverted.
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READ MORE: Police fugitive climbed electric pylon and ‘turned into fireball’4

One lane of the A1 northbound near Stamford is also blocked5 after a vehicle overturned between the A606 and the A151 junctions.

#A1 N/B nr #Stamford.

1 lane is closed btwn the A606 and B1081 to enable @LeicsRAPT and our contractors to work at scene of overturned veh.
Highways England (@HighwaysEMIDS) April 30, 20166789

It happened just before the service area near the B1081 turnoff for Great Casterton/ Tickencote. According to Highways England normal traffic conditions should return on the A1 by 15.15pm this afternoon. It is not clear at this stage when the A46 will reopen.

We will update the story as more information becomes available.

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  1. ^ Comments (0) (www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk)
  2. ^ crash (www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk)
  3. ^ are long queues (www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk)
  4. ^ Police fugitive climbed electric pylon and ‘turned into fireball’ (www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk)
  5. ^ also blocked (www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk)
  6. ^ #A1 (twitter.com)
  7. ^ #Stamford (twitter.com)
  8. ^ @LeicsRAPT (twitter.com)
  9. ^ April 30, 2016 (twitter.com)

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