A414 near St Albans closed due to flooding

PUBLISHED: 13:56 16 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:56 16 August 2018

The A414 is closed near St Albans and Park Street after heavy rain.

The A414 is closed near St Albans and Park Street after heavy rain.


Highways England has closed the A414 near St Albans after heavy rain flooded the road.

The road is closed westbound between the A405 at St Albans and Park Street and the M1.

The Highways agency is currently at the scene working to clear away the excess water.

There are long delays which are expected to last into the afternoon, and motorists are advised to plan ahead before travelling in the area.

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