A27 | West Sussex | Carriageway Closure | Long Delays 60 minutes

The A27 is currently closed from its junction with the A259 (Emsworth) to the A259 (Chichester) with delays of at least 60 minutes covering several miles of the eastbound carriageway. This closure is due to a road traffic collision and 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 much farther afield, you may wish to change your strategic 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;
Follow the "Hollow Diamond" diversion route, 
Exit the A27 at the Emsworth intersection and take the A259 eastbound. 
Continue on the A259 to then re-join the A27 at the Fishbourne roundabout. 

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.

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

Last updated on: 19/08/2019 07:44