M20 toward Channel Tunnel closed after major spillage

The M20 in Kent is closed eastbound between Junction 12 and Junction 13 near Folkestone due to a large spillage across the carriageway. Kent Fire & Rescue are on scene with Highways England Traffic Officers.

Warning to residents in the vicinity of the M20 to close windows and doors due to the chemical spillage from a vehicle causing a strong odour.

Traffic is being diverted and should follow the hollow circle symbol. Exit the M20 at J12 onto the B2064 Cheriton High Street, at the A2034 turn left onto Cherry Garden Avenue. Continue north to re-join the M20 at J13.

Plan ahead if travelling to the Port of Dover or Euro Tunnel.

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