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OP STACK UPDATE: Highways England 'in the process' of removing M20 disruption

Thursday 14th March 2019

HIGHWAYS England have announced they are in the process of removing Operation Stack between J8 Maidstone and J9 Ashford.

Highways England tweeted: "Please be aware we are in the process of removing the #OpStack closure between  J8 (Maidstone) and J9 (Ashford) in conjunction with our Kent Police colleagues."

Traffic on the M20 coastbound will be held briefly while the traffic management is removed.

A spokesman for Kent Police said: "Operation Stack is no longer in place. Junctions 8-9 of the M20 coastbound carriageway have now been reopened.

"There may still be residual delays in the area while the road network returns to normal."