Drivers faced delays on the A45 near Rushden Lakes while a shed load of rubble was cleared from the road.
Police were called to the eastbound carriageway at about 7.45am today (Wednesday) after reports of a spillage.
A traffic alert from the AA said: “Road blocked and stationary traffic due to shed load of rubble on A45 Northampton Road eastbound at A5001 Crown Way.
“Police are currently holding all traffic whilst they clear up a shed load of rubble.
“Affecting traffic between Wellingborough and Rushden.”