A186 Mosley Street (Swanhouse Roundabout) closed, queueing traffic at A167(M) / A186 City Road / Pilgrim Street.
The roundabout has been closed for safety reasons whilst a nearby sign is removed.
Strong winds have been causing problems for drivers across the region.
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The remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will reach the UK on Monday night, bringing a period of strong winds and heavy rain to the UK.