Sussex travel: Your evening update for Monday, July 19

Here is your evening travel update for Sussex on Monday, July 19.

Monday, 19th July 2021, 6:09 pm

In West Sussex the M23 is shut southbound due to a car fire, between J10A on the B2036 Balcombe Road (Crawley South / Balcombe) to J11 on the A23 (Pease Pottage).

The incident is causing congestion near Gatwick Airport, the B2036 and Balcombe Road and Cuffs Hill.

Meanwhile, one lane northbound on the M23 has been closed due to a broken down van at J10 on the A264 Copthorne Way in Crawley.

Sussex travel update for Monday, July 19

In Crawley, slow traffic has been reported northbound on the A23 due to roadworks and lane closure in place.

And there are reports of a collision on the A283 The Pike in Washington. A car and lorry were said to be involved and heavy traffic has been reported.

In East Sussex, there is slow traffic eastbound on the A27 near the Drusilla’s roundabout. This is due to roadworks and temporary traffic lights in place.

And motorists are facing delays westbound on the A27 at Polegate, between the A22 Polegate Road (Cop Hall Roundabout) and Brown Jack Avenue (The Thoroughbred Inn). This is due to long-term roadworks.