Broken down HGV causes major queues on Edinburgh bypass

Dale Miller

Published: 15:27 Friday 30 August 2019 Share this article

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A broken down heavy goods vehicle has caused major congestion on the Edinburgh bypass.

The HGV broke down in the inside lane westbound on the A720 at Lasswade near the Sheriffhall roundabout about 2.30pm. The incident was causing traffic to queue as far back as Millerhill. READ MORE: Major delays after vehicle fire on A1 heading towards Edinburgh
Traffic Scotland tweeted the vehicle had been cleared as of 3.15pm, but congestion was “still very heavy” around the location.

There were reports of traffic queues east and west of Sheriffhall roundabout as well as on the approach to Eskbank.

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