Queensferry Crossing and Edinburgh Bypass hit with major delays

Rush hour commuters travelling home across the Queensferry Crossing this afternoon have been hit with lengthy delays after a vehicle break down.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 12th April 2019, 6:15 pm
Updated Friday, 12th April 2019, 6:19 pm

On the north bound M80 approach to the bridge a broken down car in lane two is causing traffic to back up.

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Police Scotland sent officers to the scene around 16:30 on Friday and the force warned drivers to expect “significant delays.”

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To make matters worse for drivers heading out of the Capital, another breakdown on the northbound approach near the Ferry Toll junction was reported at 17:00.

Edinburgh City Bypass

Meanwhile, an accident on the west bound side of the Edinburgh City Bypass near the Straiton junction has caused tailbacks.

As of 16:50 cars were queuing past Lasswade.

A breakdown has sparked delays on the Queensferry Crossing. Picture: Traffic Scotland

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