Long delays as two lanes of the A2 at Bean are closed
PUBLISHED: 16:24 17 February 2020
Motorists heading coastbound on the A2 in the Bean area are being warned of long delays as two lanes are closed.
The Kent County Council highways and transportation highways management centre said the closures will last several hours.
Lanes three and four were shut between the M25's junction two and B255 Bean Lane to enable emergency works by Highways England.
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It started at around 4pm.
In a later statement, Highways England said: "The event is expected to clear between 18:00 and 18:15 on 17 February 2020.
"Return to normal traffic conditions is expected between 18:45 and 19:00 on 17 February 2020."
And they warned of 40 minute delays as traffic out of London and into Kent from Essex continues to build towards rush hour.