HC Deb 25 January 1990 vol 165 c777W
Sir Neil Macfarlane

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport why the Al southbound carriageway was closed on the afternoon of 22 January south of the A605 interchange; what advance warning was given to the radio networks and motorists; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Atkins

The southbound carriageway was closed to deal with a chemical spillage from an overturned heavy goods vehicle. The closure lasted for three hours, during which a diversionary route was set up by the police. Local radio stations were informed.

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