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Drivers express their frustration at Operation Stack congestion

Drivers have taken to Twitter to express their frustration, with Operation Stack in place on the M20 again.

It was implemented this morning due to traffic building up towards the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel.

The motorway is closed coastbound between junctions 8 and 9 to non freight traffic, with congestion building up to junction 7.

A petition to stop Operation Stack has received more than 15,000 signatures since it was launched two weeks ago.

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Stack is back: motorists told to prepare for more travel misery

Operation stack is being put in place on the M20 yet again due to traffic heading to the Port of Dover, according to police.

The emergency traffic measure, which sees lorries queuing on the motorway while non freight traffic is diverted, has been used several times in the last month.

Kent Police say the decision to implement it was made due to traffic building up towards the port and Eurotunnel. Coastbound traffic will be diverted at junction 8 and rejoin the M20 at junction 9.

Kent Police is reminding lorry drivers that those at the front of the queue will get a ticket to continue their journey to the continent. Those who use the diversions for non-freight traffic in an attempt to get closer to the front, and who do not have a ticket, will be sent to the back of the Op Stack queue.

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