High volume of traffic in Chichester after level crossing failure

A road was blocked both ways in Chichester due to a level crossing failure this afternoon, according to traffic reports.

The level crossing barriers were reportedly faulty at Chichester Railway Station, resulting in the A286 Stockbridge Road being blocked both ways.

Traffic is building

Traffic is building

This caused heavy traffic, compounded by disruption on the A27 both ways between A259 Cathedral Way (Fishbourne Roundabout) and A285 Portfield Way (Portfield Roundabout).

Motorists travelling in Chichester are advised to expect delays.