Large combine harvester spillage closes A47 westbound between B198 Wisbech West and A141 Guyhirn - Highways England offer alternative routes

The combine harvester that split oil on the A47 and caused a back log for motorists

The combine harvester that split oil on the A47 and caused a back log for motorists - Credit: Archant

The A47 is closed westbound between the B198 near Wisbech West and the A141 Guyhirn following a large spillage involving a combine harvester.

Highways England has offered alternative routes: “At the A1101 Wisbech roundabout take the first exit and follow the A1101 to Outwell.

“At Outwell continue onto the A1122 through Nordelph and Salters Lode to the A10 roundabout at Downham Market.

“At the roundabout take the second exit onto the A10 south to Ely.

“Continue on the A10 through Littleport to Ely, then take the A142 to Chartteris.


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“At the roundabout with the A141 in Chatteris, take the fourth exit and continue on the A141 to rejoin the A47 at Guyhirn.

“Road users are advised that the above is a lengthy diversion so please allow extra journey time.”

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