TRAFFIC NEWS: Severe delays and congestion in Northampton

Motorists are being advised to re-route this afternoon following severe traffic backlog around Northampton town centre.

Saturday, 25th March 2017, 2:48 pm
Updated Monday, 27th March 2017, 1:19 pm
Motorists should steer clear of certain routes around Northampton town centre this afternoon

Drivers are having to endure delays of 22 minutes in Upton Way with speed limits at 5mph.

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AA Traffic News has alerted drivers that there is also a 12-minute delay on Saint Peter's Way eastbound between Saint Michaels Road and Horseshoe Street.

Cobblers and Saints kick off at 3pm in a home game clash while Sixfields also plays host to a circus and roadworks.

Motorists should also avoid increasing delays in Victoria Promenade northbound between Blenheim Road and Cattle Market Road.