Traffic delays spark warning to Saints fans ahead of Aston Villa match tonight

Daily Echo: Saints fans hit with travel alert Saints fans hit with travel alert

SAINTS fans have been issued with a traffic alert ahead of tonight's vital Premier League clash with Aston Villa.

Drivers have been locked in big queues in and out of the city during rush hour this evening.

Now club officials have warned fans to leave early to make sure they make the 7.45pm kick off.

A message issued by Saints this evening said: “We've had word of some bad traffic in Southampton, so leave plenty of time for your journey to St Mary's this evening.”

Motorists have reported heavy traffic on Millbrook Road and the M271 to the west and Bursledon Road to the east of the city as well as on the M3 to the north.

A smash in the city centre at West Park Road has added to the traffic misery this evening.

There is slow traffic on the M27 after a smash on the eastbound carriageway between junction five for Wide Lane and junction seven at Hedge End, which has now been moved to the hard shoulder.

Queues are stretching back as far as junction four on the M3 junction four.

One lane was closed around 4pm - but all lanes are now open.

Meanwhile the A3024 Bursledon Road out of Southampton is partially blocked due to an accident at White's Road. Police are directing traffic following the collision at 4.20pm.

West Park Road in Southampton is also closed after a crash at the road's junction with Havelock Road  and Commercial Road.

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6:50pm Wed 4 Dec 13

soton3009 says...

Eastleigh is gridlocked as well
Eastleigh is gridlocked as well soton3009

7:57pm Wed 4 Dec 13

Huffter says...

Fancy people expecting to go to a football match when there are road accidents going on.
Fancy people expecting to go to a football match when there are road accidents going on. Huffter

7:58pm Wed 4 Dec 13

dango says...

soton3009 wrote:
Eastleigh is gridlocked as well
It was when I was coming home at 6:10. I decided to go up Twyford Rd to the M3 then took the M27/ 271. Millbrook Rd was at a standstill.
[quote][p][bold]soton3009[/bold] wrote: Eastleigh is gridlocked as well[/p][/quote]It was when I was coming home at 6:10. I decided to go up Twyford Rd to the M3 then took the M27/ 271. Millbrook Rd was at a standstill. dango

9:39pm Wed 4 Dec 13

The Music Man says...

I've noticed people have been driving like idiots all week. Must be all boozed up from Christmas parties
I've noticed people have been driving like idiots all week. Must be all boozed up from Christmas parties The Music Man

9:48pm Wed 4 Dec 13

Mary80 says...

The Music Man wrote:
I've noticed people have been driving like idiots all week. Must be all boozed up from Christmas parties
They drive like utter idiots every day of the friggin week, they have zero patience so must drive with a death wish
[quote][p][bold]The Music Man[/bold] wrote: I've noticed people have been driving like idiots all week. Must be all boozed up from Christmas parties[/p][/quote]They drive like utter idiots every day of the friggin week, they have zero patience so must drive with a death wish Mary80

10:23pm Wed 4 Dec 13

funchal says...

Drivers in Southampton are getting worse!
Drivers in Southampton are getting worse! funchal

12:58am Thu 5 Dec 13

03alpe01 says...

Perfect excuse for yet more roadworks then!
Perfect excuse for yet more roadworks then! 03alpe01

6:53am Thu 5 Dec 13

willygetaway says...

give the city planners enough peanuts.,
give the city planners enough peanuts., willygetaway

12:57pm Thu 5 Dec 13

Ginger_cyclist says...

funchal wrote:
Drivers in Southampton are getting worse!
I've foun they've improved i some aspects but have gotten worse in other aspects.
[quote][p][bold]funchal[/bold] wrote: Drivers in Southampton are getting worse![/p][/quote]I've foun they've improved i some aspects but have gotten worse in other aspects. Ginger_cyclist

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