M11 closed as lorry sheds cables

A section of the M11 northbound has been closed this morning after a lorry shed its load of steel cabling onto the road. Junction seven between Harlow and junction eight near Stansted have been affected.

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Trapped holidaymakers miss flights after M11 chaos

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Passengers travelling to/from @stn_airport: M11 North is still closed between J7 & J8, diversions in place. Further updates expected at 12pm

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Ryanair booked us onto new flights, no charge, despite the lost lorry cargo on the M11 being absolutely nothing to do with them. Impressed.

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Big up @ryanair !! Missed my flight this morning because of the M11 chaos. Was transferred to next flight at no charge. Thanks @ryanair

M11 set to open at midday after lorry sheds load

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M11 UPDATE: The estimated opening time has been increased to 12 p.m. due to extensive recovery work following a lorry shedding its' load

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RT @hatraffic_east #M11 remains closed between J7 and J8 for ongoing clean up and recovery following an earlier accident traffic is back...

Rush hour commuters describe M11 closure 'chaos'

Rush hour commuters describe "chaos", after the M11 was closed due to a lorry shedding its steel cabling.

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Friday. 9am. Potter St. Bin day. School run. M11 closed. Gridlock. Chaos. That is all.

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A lorry blocked the M11 N/bound, towards Stansted, fill with suitcases. Local roads are packed.

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Commuters complain as M11 grinds to a halt

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Stuck between junctions 7 and 8, 5 minutes from the Stansted exit! C'mon! Get the motorway open! #m11

Read: M11 closed between Harlow junction and Stansted

M11 closed between Harlow junction and Stansted

A section of the M11 northbound has been closed this morning after a lorry shed its load of steel cabling onto the road. Junction seven between Harlow and junction eight near Stansted have been affected.

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Road closure #M11 northbound J7 to J8; see highways agency website for updates. Long delays. http://t.co/nDTcViviE6

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#M11 update: Police need people to return to their cars as they hope to reopen road in about 1hr.