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15ft hole in central reservation closes M2 in Kent

A 10-mile section of a busy motorway in Kent has been closed in both directions after a huge, 15ft-deep hole appeared in the central reservation.

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Highways Agency: M2 hole not as deep as first thought

A 15ft hole appeared in the central reservation of the M2 Credit: Highways Agency

The Highways Agency have confirmed that he hole on the M2, in the central reservation between junctions 5 and 6, near Lynsted is approximately 15 feet in depth, not 50 feet (15 metres) as previously stated.

Their engineers are on site carrying out an investigation and this includes the cause of the hole.

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