Sussex evening travel update for Wednesday, August 26

Here is your evening travel update for Sussex on Wednedsay, August 26.

Wednesday, 26th August 2020, 5:42 pm
Updated Wednesday, 26th August 2020, 6:19 pm

There is queueing traffic on the A27 Chichester By Pass Westbound at A259 (Bognor Bridge Roundabout). Further delays are building on Bognor Road (A259). Travel time is between five and ten minutes, the AA said.

Traffic is also queueing and heavier than normal on the A27 Lyminster Road both ways from A284 Arundel By Pass to A284 (Crossbush Junction). Travel time is between ten and 15 minutes.

Queueing traffic is being reported on the A23 London Road Northbound at Mill Road.


Travel time is between 10 to 15 minutes, the AA said. Further delays are building on the exit slip road for the A27 westbound, affecting traffic travelling out of Brighton.

There is slow traffic and traffic heavier than normal on the B2123 Falmer Road Southbound at The Petrol Station. Further delays are building on Warren Road eastbound at Woodingdean, according to the AA.

Queueing traffic is being reported on the A27 Westbound at A277 Brighton Road (Ashcombe Roundabout, due to the sheer volume of traffic approaching Ashcombe Roundabout. Delays are affecting traffic heading towards Brighton.

There are delays of five minutes and increasing on Polegate By Pass Westbound between A27 and A27 Lewes Road, the AA said. Average speed is 10mph.

The A259 Westbound is partially blocked with queueing traffic due to an accident at The Cuckmere Inn. Travel time is between 15 and 20 minutes, the AA said.

There is also very slow traffic on the A22 London Road both ways near BP Petrol Station, in the construction area. Temporary traffic lights are in place outside the BP Garage.

Delays are affecting traffic travelling through East Grinstead.

Traffic is queueing on the A264 Crawley Road both ways at Tower Road. Restrictions are in place on the roundabout. Delays are affecting traffic travelling between Horsham and Crawley.

There is heavier than normal queueing traffic on the A272 Eastbound at A281 (Village Hall Roundabout) with congestion to the Maplehurst turn off.

The A24 is closed northbound between Pollards Hill and Hop Oast due to subsidence. Traffic is heavy in Southwater as a result.

On the rail network a safety inspection of the track between Horsham and Three Bridges means that trains are running at a reduced speed in the area, said Thameslink. Services travelling in the London-bound direction may experience a delay of up to 5 minutes.