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One lane back open on the westbound A55 near Llanddulas

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Monday, Mar 11th, 2019.

Update 2: One lane has now been reopened on the A55 westbound near Llanddulas following the overnight closure of the road after an HGV overturned.

Latest traffic report states:

“One lane closed and queueing traffic due to rolled over lorry and recovery work on A55 North Wales Expressway Westbound from J24 A547 Rhuddlan Road (Abergele) to J23 A547 Abergele Road (Llanddulas). Congestion to A55 J25 J24A (St George / Bodelwyddan). Lane one (of Two) is now closed as off 09:00 after the road was initially closed since around 21:00 last night (Sunday) as the recovery of the lorry was proving to be difficult.”

Update 1: Traffic Wales says it hopes to have lane two running before 9.30am lane one will remain shut.

Earlier Report:

A section of the A55 near Llanddulas remains closed this morning after an HGV overturned.

Police closed the westbound section of the A55 between Abergele and Llanddulas – just after J24 for Abergele East.

The incident happened at around 9pm on Sunday night, fire crews including a technical rescue unit from Wrexham attended the scene.

One man was freed from the HGV and taken to hospotal.

[Traffic being diverted from the A55 westbound at J24 Abergele East]

Traffic report states the incident will be clear at around 8am – Traffic Wales website states 10.45am.

Latest traffic report says:

“Due to rolled over lorry and recovery work on A55 North Wales Expressway Westbound from J24 A547 Rhuddlan Road (Abergele) to J23 A547 Abergele Road (Llanddulas).

Detour in operation – via Abergele and Llanddulas. Despite earlier social media report of road reopened, the cameras shows that the road is still closed.

The road has been shut since around 21:00 last night (Sunday) as the recovery of the lorry is proving difficult. Note change of details.”

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