Traffic delays in Hatfield following A1(M) closure

Motorist face 'long delays' in Hatfield

Motorist face 'long delays' in Hatfield - Credit: Archant

Drivers in Hatfield face ‘long delays’ as a result of the A1(M) road closure near The Galleria outlet shopping centre.

Herts Highways tweets about the A1(M) delays

Herts Highways tweets about the A1(M) delays - Credit: Archant

The northbound carriageway of the A1(M) was closed this afternoon (Friday) near the Hatfield Tunnel, after reports of a man being “seriously ill on the hard shoulder”.

Herts Highways tweeted: “A1001 Comet Way, #Hatfield Northbound - Long delays due to diverted traffic from #A1M Hatfield Tunnel CLOSURE”

Two lanes of the motorway passing underneath The Galleria have since re-opened.

The Highways Agency’s Twitter feed @HAtraffic_east reported: “#A1M #Hertfordshire now has 2 lanes open northbound J3 and J4 #Hatfield Tunnel following an incident. Long delays.”

Motorists heading towards Hatfield from St Albans also face long tailbacks between the London Colney roundabout and the A1(M).

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Herts Highways’ Twitter feed reported: “INCIDENT: A414 North Orbital Road Eastbound Colney Heath Long delays due to #A1M CLOSURE”

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