REPORTS of heavy traffic on the A66 westbound near Middlesbrough where a broken down lorry has blocked one lane of the entry slip road on to the A19.

The Transporter Bridge which links Vulcan Street and A1046 Port Clarence Road in Middlesbrough is closed due to technical issues.

MOTORISTS faced delays on the A167 this morning after a bus broke down on a roundabout which links the road with the A1(M) at J63 and the A183. The bus has now been recovered.