Delays expected as large convoy escorts an abnormal load to the A1/M18

Motorists are being given advance warning about an abnormal load escort which will take to the roads tomorrow (Wednesday) morning.

Tuesday, 9th November 2021, 6:53 am

South Yorkshire Police Operational Support officers will be among others escorting the abnormal load from Park Spring Road in Barnsley to the A1/M18 junction at around 9.30am.

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A spokesman said: “This is a large convoy of vehicles (100-plus metres long and 200 ton).

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The convoy will be 100-plus metres long

"It is not expected to cause any major traffic issues however we will be stopping traffic at points so that it can manoeuvre safely.”

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