TRAFFIC UPDATE: All lanes on the A1(M) now reopened following earlier closure after reports of an overturned vehicle close to Durham
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The delays were due to a reported overturned vehicle shortly after midday between the turn-off for Newton Aycliffe and Bradbury Interchange.
An updated social media post from National Highways North East said: “All lanes are now open. Thanks for your patience have a safe onward journey.”
An earlier social media post had said: “One lane is closed on the A1M in County Durham on the northbound carriageway between Junction 59 and Junction 60 due to a collision.
"Durham Constabulary are on the scene.”
A social media post from North East Traffic News reported at the time that this was due to an “overturned vehicle”.
Durham Constabulary were contacted and we are still awaiting a response.