Posted: Thu 27th Jan 2022

A494 all lanes back open following earlier collision at Queensferry

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jan 27th, 2022

Final Update: All lanes are now back open. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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09:30 Update – One lane closed and queueing traffic due to recovery work and earlier accident on A494 Aston Road Eastbound. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Congestion to A55 J33A (Northop Hall East). Traffic can now get through again after the road was blocked earlier. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

09:05 Update – One lane looks to be back open. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Latest traffic report states: “One lane closed and queueing traffic due to accident on A494 Aston Road Northbound (eastbound) at A550 Gladstone Way (Queensferry / Sandycroft Turn Off).” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Congestion to A55 J33A (Northop Hall East).” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Traffic can now get through again after the road was blocked earlier.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Camera images show lane two (of two) is blocked by emergency vehicles, affecting traffic heading towards the M56.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

8:50 Update – The A494 in Queensferry has been closed eastbound near Asda as emergency services deal with a collision. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Inrix traffic website states: “Road blocked and stationary traffic due to accident on A494 Aston Road Northbound (eastbound)at A550 Gladstone Way (Queensferry / Sandycroft Turn Off). Congestion to A55 J33A (Northop Hall East). Affecting traffic heading towards the M56 at Ellesmere Port.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

8:40 Update – Traffic now backed up around 5 miles to A55 Northop Hall – One lane remains closed at Queensferry following a collision – delays of around 35 mins. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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8:20 Update –  Traffic maps show around two miles of stationary traffic past Ewloe, delays quotes at around 20 minutes. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Earlier report: There are reports of delays on the A494 in Queensferry following a collision. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The incident has happened on the eastbound side just past the Asda exit slip road. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

One lane is blocked and there is queuing traffic back along Aston Hill. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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A local traffic report states: One lane blocked and queueing traffic due to accident on A494 Aston Road Northbound (eastbounbt) at A550 Gladstone Way (Queensferry / Sandycroft Turn Off). Congestion to just after A55 J34 (Ewloe). Lane two (of two) is blocked, affecting traffic heading towards the M56 at Ellesmere Port. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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