A27 closed near Lewes: detour in place as weekend roadworks continue today

The A27 remains closed near Lewes today (Sunday, October 15), AA Traffic News has warned.
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The AA Traffic News map, which can be found at www.theaa.com/route-planner/traffic-news, shows that the road is closed off from the roundabout into Lewes to the Southerham Roundabout. Heavy traffic is shown going through Lewes itself.

AA Traffic News said: “Road closed and delays expected due to weekend roadworks until the early hours of Monday morning on A27 Eastbound from A277 Brighton Road (Ashcombe Roundabout) to A26 (Southerham Roundabout). Detour in operation - Via the A277 Brighton Road through Lewes.”

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At 12.46pm on Saturday, October 14, AA Traffic News reported that there had been a crash in Lewes High Street. It said: “Partially blocked and queueing traffic due to crash on A277 High Street both ways at Rotten Row.” The map now shows that the route is clear.

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