A34 | Berkshire | Carriageway Closure | Expect Delays

The A34 is currently closed southbound between the A339 and A4 near Newbury. This closure is due to a serious road traffic collision involving a HGV that has crossed over to the opposite carriageway. Highways England has resources deployed working hard to restore normal conditions as soon as possible.

For traffic approaching the closure locally, you are advised to expect disruption with extra journey time and may potentially have to re-route your journey.

If travelling towards this area from further afield, you may wish to consider an alternative route, allow extra travel time and follow guidance from our on-road variable message signs and media.

Diversion route details and guidance is as follows;

Road users are advised to follow the solid black triangle diversion symbol on road signs. From the A34 southbound, leave at the A339 Donnington Link interchange. Continue on the A339 for approximately 2 miles into Newbury. Continue through Newbury on the A339 to the B4640 roundabout. Use the 2nd exit and join the B4640. Follow for approximately 2 miles, to the A34 Tot Hill interchange. At the roundabout, use the 2nd exit to rejoin the A34 southbound.

Further incident information is available from Highways England by visiting our www.trafficengland.com website and travel apps, or via our @HighwaysEAST regional twitter feed. For urgent real time assistance, our 24/7 contact centre team is able to provide up to the minute information on 0300 123 5000.

Highways England has been working closely with our emergency services colleagues Thames Valley Police, who led the response to this incident.

Last updated on: 01/08/2019 20:56