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Recovery for broken down abnormal load on A1(M)

Abnormal broken down load on A1(M) at Leeming Bar

Published by The Stray FM News Team at 6:07am 1st February 2018. (Updated at 8:18am 1st February 2018)

The A1(M) was closed this morning due to a recovery taking place for a broken down abnormal load at Leeming Bar. 

The road was closed both ways between J51-J50 overnight.

Photos from the scene show the 120 tonne crane, which has been constructed to transport the load to a new vehicle.

Highways England have announced that both carriageways have been reopened. 

They have thanked the public for their 'understanding and patience'. 

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