The M4 has been closed westbound after a lorry fireplace on the Prince of Wales bridge. The lorry was carrying 24 pallets of wine, in accordance with the hearth service, and no accidents have been reported.
The motorway is at the moment shut from J21 (M48 Severn Bridge) to J23 (M48 Severn Bridge – Wales aspect), however there may be congestion to J20 (Almondsbury Interchange). There may be additionally congestion on the opposite carriageway as visitors slows down to have a look at the hearth.
Traffic monitoring service Inrix is reporting: “M4 Westbound closed, queueing visitors because of lorry fireplace from J21 (M48 Severn Bridge – England Aspect) to J23 (M48 Severn Bridge – Wales Aspect). Congestion to J20 (Almondsbury Interchange) and in addition on the M49 strategy.
“The alternative aspect of the Prince of Wales Bridge is busy as visitors slows to have a look at the hearth.”
It provides: “Highway now shut after a lorry fireplace half approach throughout the the Prince of Wales bridge heading into Wales. There are experiences that the lorry is carrying a lot of pallets of wine.
“Diversion – through the M48 Severn Bridge which is already queueing for roadworks and is getting worse.” Avon and Hearth Service confirmed it’s on the scene.
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