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Closure on M11 after ‘serious collision’ – full diversion route explained





A section of the M11 south of Cambridge was closed on Tuesday (November 7) following a serious collision, leading to miles of tailbacks.

winter sun on sunday motorway traffic Essex England.
winter sun on sunday motorway traffic Essex England.

The southbound section between Junction 10 for Duxford and Junction 8 for Stansted Airport was shut, with a diversion in place.

Emergency services, including Essex Police, are in attendance and National Highways traffic officers are on the scene assisting with traffic management.

The crash is believed to involve multiple vehicles and was first reported at about 6.30am.

National Highways advised road users travelling southbound on the M11 to follow the solid square diversion symbol on road signs. The diversion was:

- Exit M11 at J10.
- Follow A505 to Royston.
- Continue along the A505 until the roundabout with A10 to Royston.
- At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A10 to Royston.
- Continue along the A10 through Royston, Reed, Buckland, Chipping and Buntingford to the A10/A120 roundabout.
- At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A120.
- Continue through Standon and Little Hadham.
- Rejoin M11 southbound at J8.

Those road users travelling on the A11 towards the M11 J9 were advised to follow this diversion route:

- From A11 leave at M11 J9A southbound exit slip.
- Approach the Barbell junction and take the 3rd exit onto the A1310 northbound.
- Continue on the A1310 until the roundabout with A505.
- Take the 1st exit onto the A505 westbound towards M11 J10.
- Continue on the A505 until reaching M11 J10.



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