“Technical fault” forces closure of Hindhead Tunnel

| Wed 27th November | 7:09

The A3 Hindhead Tunnel was closed in both directions last night due to a technical fault.

The Highways Agency worked with contractors throughout the night and the tunnel reopened in time for this morning’s rush hour.

The agency said: “The tunnel was closed at approximately 5.30pm following the discovery of the fault and is expected to remain closed into the night.”

The £371m tunnel was built by Balfour Beatty and stretches for 1.2miles under the Devil’s Punchbowl.

It was opened in April 2011.

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The closure caused traffic chaos last night. pic.twitter.com/xB453RtMGx

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