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Road: M62 eastbound West Yorks severe delays after lorry fire

There are severe delays on M62 eastbound in West Yorkshire due to an earlier lorry fire between J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar) and J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome).

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There is heavy congestion on M62 to J23 A640 / A643 (Huddersfield) and on M606 to J3 A6036 Rooley Avenue / A6177 Rooley Lane / Staithgate Lane (Staygate Roundabout).

The fire has now been extinguished and all lanes have reopened.



Lane reopens on M62 Eastbound following lorry fire

One lane of the M62 Eastbound has reopened following a vehicle fire on Wednesday morning.

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The Westbound carriageway at the Lofthouse Interchange, near Wakefield, reopened shortly after 9am.

The Eastbound carriageway had been completely closed as firefighters tackled the blaze, causing travel disruption for commuters across West Yorkshire.

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