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      Delays on M11 Southbound before J4 A406 North Circular Road (Woodford). Travel time is nine minutes.

    • M11, Essex

      Two lanes closed and slow traffic due to broken down vehicle on M11 Northbound between J5 A1168 (Loughton) and J6 M25.

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      Longstanton Road both ways closed due to traffic management between Cambridge Road / Water Lane / Dry Drayton Road and St Michaels Lane.

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