M1 lane closure caused delays in Northamptonshire due to an obstruction in the road

M1 roadworks taken from the bridge at Watford Gap services. NNL-150127-152518009
M1 roadworks taken from the bridge at Watford Gap services. NNL-150127-152518009

Emergency services closed part of the M1 in Northamptonshire earlier this afternoon.

The lane closure on the M1 northbound between junction 16 for Northampton and junction 17 for Dunchurch was because of an obstruction in the road.

All lanes have now reopened and traffic has returned to normal.