THE A31 Hogs Back reopened early on Wednesday morning after a car fire closed the eastern carriageway between the A331 Blackwater Valley and Puttenham junctions for much of Tuesday.
Surrey Fire and Rescue received reports of a car fire at the White Lane, Tongham/A31 Hogs Back junction during the Tuesday morning rush-hour at 7.50am.
Surrey County Council later confirmed the road closure just before midday on Tuesday, with emergency resurfacing works scheduled to take place overnight.
A council spokesman confirmed the A31 Hogs Back was reopened early Wednesday morning, paying tribute to “the hard work of all of our teams working through the night”.
- Surrey Fire and Rescue responded to a car fire at the White Lane/A31 Hogs Back junction at 7.50am
- Surrey Highways later confirmed the A31 eastbound carriageway was closed between the A331 and Puttenham junctions shortly before midday
- Surrey Highways has warned motorists to expect the road to remain closed until tomorrow (Wednesday)
- Road users are being urged to ‘please avoid the area or divert well before the closure’
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