A27 | East Sussex | Road Closure | Expect Delays

The A27 is currently closed in both directions between the A2270 (Polegate) and the A26 (Beddingham). This closure is due to a serious road traffic collision involving a motorbike. Highways England has resources deployed assisting the emergency services including Sussex Police, who led the response to this incident.
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;
Westbound diverted traffic is advised to follow the hollow black triangle diversion symbol on road signs. Exit the A27 at the Cophall roundabout onto the A22 northbound. At the Golden Cross junction, exit the A22 onto the B2124 westbound. Remain on the B2124 until the junction with the B2192 and continue southwest towards the junction with the A26. Join the A26 southbound towards Lewes and continue through the Cuilfail tunnel, re-joining the A27 at the Southerham Roundabout.
Eastbound diverted traffic is advised to follow the hollow black diamond diversion symbol on road signs. Exit the A27 at the Southerham roundabout and follow the reverse of the westbound route.
Further incident information is available from Highways England by visiting our www.trafficengland.com website and travel apps, or via our @HighwaysSEAST 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.

Last updated on: 09/08/2019 07:53