Long delays on M1 after large pothole appears on motorway

Two lanes of the M1 near East Midlands Airport are shut this morning after a large pothole appeared in the road.

Wednesday, 6th March 2019, 8:49 am
Updated Wednesday, 6th March 2019, 8:53 am
The problematic pothole on the M1. Picture tweeted by Highways England.

Motorists travelling on the motorway should be aware that the middle and outside lanes are closed southbound at junction 23A for Donington.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

A Highways England spokesperson said drivers can expect long delays as a result of the huge pothole.

Contractors are en-route to fix the defect.