Queueing traffic due to earlier broken down vehicle on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 and J6 A22 / B2235 (Godstone), congestion on M25 to J4 A21 / A224 (Orpington).
Lane one of three was closed in the roadworks. All lanes reopened just before 8.30am which added to the usual morning queues.
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Kate Haskell has the weekend forecast for the east of the region
Kate Haskell has the weekend forecast for the west of the region.