Traffic chaos at Easebourne as main A286 closed for tree felling

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THERE is traffic chaos in Easebourne today (Friday, July 31) after the main A286 was closed for tree felling on one of the busiest days of the summer.

The A286 Dodsley Lane road is closed between Wheelbarrow Castle and the roundabout at North Mill bridge and looks set to be shut for the rest of the day.

Heavy traffic heading for Goodwood is being forced to divert along Wheelbarrow Castle and join the A272 traffic coming through Midhurst.

Frustrated motorists are reporting heavy congestion and asking ‘why did they choose today of all days to close this busy road?’

Qatar Goodwood Festival has been attracting huge numbers of visitors this week and many of them are travelling through Midhurst to reach the racecourse.

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