A1(M) Hatfield Tunnel causes traffic chaos

THE northbound Hatfield Tunnel was closed today for the first time in the two-year refurbishment programme. All traffic travelling along the A1(M) is diverted through the southbound tunnel. The knock-on effects of the road closure at the A1629 following a

THE northbound Hatfield Tunnel was closed today (Monday) for the first time in the two-year refurbishment scheme.

All traffic travelling along the A1(M) is diverted through the southbound tunnel.

The knock-on effects of the road closure at the A6129 following an earlier accident and people avoiding the diversion is currently slowing vehicles throughout the town.

One driver rang the Welwyn & Hatfield Times to say: "It's ridiculous, Hatfield is at a standstill.

"The traffic is a joke."