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Travel: Major delays on M62 motorway due to broken down lorry

Credit: Press Association

There is queueing traffic and long delays due to broken down lorry on M62 Westbound between J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome) and J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar), congestion to J30 A642 (Rothwell).

One lane is closed. Travel time is over 30 minutes. Traffic is also using the hard shoulder as a live lane.

At around 06:55 a rolling road block was put in place to move the lorry out of lane three.