Traffic plans for grand prix at Silverstone

MOTORISTS are reminded to avoid the Towcester area over the weekend due to the British Grand Prix.

As normal there will be traffic restrictions and road closures to cope with the traffic expected at Silverstone, off the A43, tomorrow (Friday), Saturday and Sunday.

Traffic heading to the circuit will be directed off the M1 and M40 and onto the A43 which will be shut to all but race traffic.

Traffic from the Daventry area heading south is advised by police to avoid the A5 around Towcester, and in particular the A43 roundabout.

The recommended diversions are to head south on the M1 to junction 15 and the take either the A508 to Milton Keynes, or the A422 to Buckingham.

A temporary weight limit of 7.5 tonnes will apply in the Towcester area between 4.30am and 9pm each day.