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Broken down lorry cleared from Copdock slip road

PUBLISHED: 08:02 20 June 2019 | UPDATED: 11:21 20 June 2019

Lorry blocking A14 slip road after breaking down. Picture: NSRAPT

Lorry blocking A14 slip road after breaking down. Picture: NSRAPT

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A broken down lorry is has been cleared form the slip road to the Copdock roundabout after it caused long delays after blocking one lane.

Police officers were forced to close the inside lane of the slip road leading from the westbound carriageway up to the interchange while the HGV was dealt with.

The lorry broke down shortly after 7.30am.

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Recovery for the lorry was organised and drivers were told to expect long delays as traffic built during rush hour.

Officers at the scene advised commuters to avoid the area if at all possible or give extra time for their journeys.

The blockage also caused delays on the northbound carriage way of the A12.

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