Commuters have faced longer-than-usual delays coming into Barnstaple via the hospital junction this morning (Tuesday).

The traffic at the hospital junction this morning (Tuesday).The traffic at the hospital junction this morning (Tuesday).

Traffic heading into Barnstaple via the North Devon District Hospital junction is reportedly bad this morning (Tuesday).

Motorists have reported queuing for up to an hour on their commute to get into the town.

One motorist said traffic was queued up to Blakewell Fisheries, with some people getting off the bus and walking towards Barnstaple.

Work is currently ongoing to build a roundabout at the hospital junction, and is due to be completed this summer.