M11 near Harlow closed due to field fire
News / Thu 4th Aug 2022 pm31 04:39pm
1730 hrs: The M11 northbound between J7A – J8 towards @STN_Airport is closed due to a field fire adjacent to the carriageway.
Essex Fire Service are at the location and dealing with the blaze.
For more info and diversion details please follow the below link.
The M11 in Essex is closed northbound between J7A – J8 due to a large field fire adjacent to the carriageway.
Essex Fire service are at the location and dealing with the blaze. National Highways Traffic Officers are asserting with traffic management. There is 3 miles of congestion on the approach to this incident.
At this stage it is not known how long the carriageway will be closed for.
Road users are advised to follow the Solid Diamond diversion symbol on road signs:
Exit J7a northbound onto the A1025 west to Harlow.
Continue along the A10255 to the A1205/A414 roundabout.
At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A414.
Continue on the A414 through Harlow to the A414/A10 roundabout.
Take the 2nd exit onto the A10 northbound.
Continue on the A10 through Ware, Thundridge, High Cross and Colliers End to the A1/A120 roundabout.
At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A120.
Continue on the A120 through Standon and Little Hadham and re join the M11 at J8.
If this closure impacts on your planned route, please allow extra journey time. Plan ahead, you may wish to re-route or even delay your journey.
Further information is available from National Highways by visiting our www.trafficengland.com website and travel apps, or via our regional twitter feed. Our 24/7 contact centre team is also available to provide up to the minute information on 0300 123 5000.