Traffic cameras show nearly standstill congestion at Northampton junction with M1

Heavy traffic has been reported on the M1 in both directions at J15 near Northampton.

Thursday, 11th April 2019, 6:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th April 2019, 6:42 pm
A screenshot of traffic cameras at J15 near Northampton at 17:37. Photo taken from: https://www.motorwaycameras.co.uk/england/m1/southbound/traffic-camera/421

Delays of up to 20 minutes have been reported on the northbound lane approaching Northampton due to heavy congestion.

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It has led to long tailbacks leading up the A45 southbound, particularly near the Brackmills estate.

A lorry reportedly broke down and closed on lane at the same junction at around 4pm today, but it is not clear if this is the cause of the congestion.