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New scheme offers relief for drivers in Dover

A £5 million scheme to manage traffic heading to Dover during peak periods will soon allow drivers to pick up the pace.

A 40mph limit along the A20 between Folkestone and Dover will be lifted this summer when lorries aren't queueing to enter the port - thanks to the introduction of new technology.

Tony Green reports.

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TRAVEL - ROADS: HAMPSHIRE - delays on M3 northbound

Two vehicles have been involved in a collision on the M3 Northbound between J7 A30 (Basingstoke) and J6 A30 / A339 (Basingstoke). There is slow traffic, a speed restriction of 50 mph and one lane (lane three of three) is closed.

Vehicle overturns and catches fire - delays on M3

The emergency services at the scene

A car has caught fire on the M3 in Hampshire after overturning.

There is queueing traffic on the M3 northbound at junction 8 for the A30 / A303 at Andover. Congestion on the M3 back to Winchester Services. All lanes have been reopened, but there are still delays. The A303 towards the J8/M3 remains closed.

All lanes have been reopened at Junction 8 southbound, although lane 2 of 2 was closed to assist the emergency services dealing with the vehicle fire on the opposite side.

TRAVEL - ROADS: SURREY A3 northbound reopened after collision at Thursley

The accident happened at Thursley on the A3 southbound

The A3 Hindhead Tunnel and Milford Bypass Northbound have been re-opened after earlier accident investigation work on the stretch from the A333 Portsmouth Road / Hazel Grove (Hindhead) to the A283 / B3001 Elstead Road (Milford).

The accident happened at about 4am on the Thursley side of the Southern Milford junction. The A3 southbound away from Guildford heading towards Portsmouth remains closed.

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