A1 northbound closed because of an overturned truck near Foston

Motorists are advised to avoid the area. AA Roadwatch reports: 'Road closed and queueing traffic due to rolled over truck on A1 Foston By Pass Northbound between A52 Barrowby Road (Grantham North / Barrowby Turn Off) and Foston turn-off.

The road surface has been damaged by the overturned lorry carrying a transformer.' Highways England said at 6:44 am Tuesday 28 January: 'The A1 in Lincolnshire is closed northbound between the A52 (Barrowby) and B6326 (Fernwood), due to an overturned HGV which occurred circa 03:30 this morning..

Lincolnshire Police, Highways England Traffic Officers and Highways England Service Providers are in attendance. 'Work to lift both the HGV and the load they were transporting is underway. Once complete, recovery and collision clear-up work can commence.

'Road users are advised to follow the "Hollow Circle" diversion symbol - via the A52 westbound to the A46 at Saxondale, then head north on the A46 to rejoin the A1 at Brownhills.

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