Long delays as police direct traffic at A47/A16 roundabout in Peterborough

Police are directing traffic
Police are directing traffic

A broken down lorry is causing long delays at the Eye Road Roundabout, the A47/A16 junction, in Peterborough this afternoon.

The road is partially blocked close to Dogsthorpe household recycling centre and police are directing traffic following the breakdown at 1.06pm.

Recovery is being arranged but there are long delays as a result on the A47, A16 and A1139.

Officers are at the scene and the road will be closed from the eye roundabout to the Mcdonalds until the Mercedes lorry is recovered.

UPDATE: The vehicle has now been recovered and the road cleared.

The traffic map showing long delays in the area

The traffic map showing long delays in the area