A broken down lorry is causing heavy traffic on the M25 near Potters Bar.

The incident took place at around 1.55pm today (Thursday, March 21), with two lanes initially closed between junctions 24 for Potters Bar and 25 for Cheshunt.

Recovery was arranged for the heavy goods vehicle, with all lanes now reopened.

However, delays of at least 30 minutes and approximately five miles are still being reported.


A spokesperson for National Highways said: "Lanes 1 and 2 are closed on the M25 clockwise between junction 24 for Potters Bar and junction 25 for Cheshunt due to a broken down Heavy Goods Vehicle.

"Recovery has been arranged.

"There are currently long delays of at least 30 mins and approximately 5 miles of congestion on approach."