HEAVY M1 TRAFFIC: Lane closed after vehicle breaks down

Drivers are being warned about heavy traffic on the motorway after a lorry broke down near Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire this morning (March 15).

Tuesday, 15th March 2016, 11:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 15th March 2016, 11:56 am

One lane has been closed on the southbound stretch of the M1 between J29 for Chesterfield and Mansfield and J28 for Alfreton.

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Highways England has said the slow traffic is due to an obstruction caused by a broken down HGV in one of the three lanes.

The event is expected to clear by 12.30pm.