A broken down lorry has closed one lane on the A55 near to the Posthouse Roundabout in Chester this evening (Friday, May 13).

Traffic is expected to be affected by the incident, which has happened on the westbound carriageway on the A483 Wrexham Road.

The traffic website Inrix said lane one of two is currently closed towards Ewloe.

It comes as a report into the state of the A55 said it is performing well ‘most of the time’ in the Moving Forward Wales report.

Professor Stuart Cole who wrote the report, said the road is performing efficiently on major routes outside of peak-time pinch points.