Hillsborough roundabout: Overturned lorry closes both southbound lanes of A1

Published 02/02/2017

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    Hillsborough roundabout: Overturned lorry closes both southbound lanes of A1 BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Police are advising of traffic disruption southbound at the Hillsborough roundabout after a lorry overturned. http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/hillsborough-roundabout-overturned-lorry-closes-both-southbound-lanes-of-a1-35418688.html

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Pictured: An overturned lorry at the Sprucefield roundabout. Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye Pictured: An overturned lorry at the Sprucefield roundabout. Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEyePictured: An overturned lorry at the Sprucefield roundabout.

Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEyePictured: An overturned lorry at the Sprucefield roundabout. Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye

Police are advising of traffic disruption southbound at the Hillsborough roundabout after a lorry overturned. Both southbound lanes of the A1 carriageway will be closed to motorists for a time to facilitate the recovery of the vehicle.

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Police advise motorists to avoid the area and seek an alternative route if possible.

Elsewhere the Moyallen Road in Gilford is blocked in both directions due to a fallen tree. In Newtownards traffic is slow moving on the Portaferry Road due to flooding. Police say the road is passable with care.

In Co Antrim the Aghalee Road, Lower Ballinderry is closed in both directions due to a fallen electricity pole. Diversions are in place. A traffic collision in Limavady is causing delays in both directions on Ballykelly Road.

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