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A47 between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft closed due to oil spillage

PUBLISHED: 20:39 25 February 2019 | UPDATED: 20:39 25 February 2019

The A47 Hopton roundabout.

The A47 Hopton roundabout.

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A road has re-opened after it was closed due to an oil spillage.

Police said officers were called at 2.26pm today (Monday) to reports of the spillage on the A47 at the Hopton roundabout on the Lowestoft exit.

An oil can had spilled on the road, police said.

The incident affected traffic between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

Highways England were called to the incident and fire crews attended.

Police closed the Lowestoft-bound carriageway while the road was cleaned.

It had re-opened by 5.40pm.

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