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A7 traffic reports: Where is the A7 blocked in Lower Saxony?

Autobahn 7 in Lower Saxony

Attention motorists: A7 near Northeim fully closed on Thursday evening

21.04.2022, 15:53

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The A7 is one of the most important motorways for the region around Braunschweig, Salzgitter and Wolfsburg. Read the latest warnings here.

If you drive to south-eastern Lower Saxony – and thus to the region around Braunschweig, Salzgitter, Göttingen or Goslar – you will most likely take the A7. And that despite the frequent annoyances such as traffic jams or construction sites.

In this article we have the latest and most important for you A7 traffic reports out of Lower Saxony listed, which affect drivers who want to drive into the Braunschweig-Wolfsburg-Salzgitter region. The listed closures are continuously updated.

Where exactly is the A7 blocked in Lower Saxony?

  • A7 complete closure on April 21st and 22nd near Northeim: The Autobahn in the direction of Hanover will be completely closed for a few hours from Thursday, April 21, 7 p.m. between the Nörten-Hardenberg and Northeim-Nord junctions. The closure will last until 5 a.m. Friday morning. The reason is the expansion of the A7. A signposted U11 diversion route will be set up, reports Via Niedersachsen.
  • A7 disabilities from April 25 at Hann. mouths: The Autobahn in the direction of Hanover is between the slip roads Hann. Münden/Staufenberg-Lutterberg and Hann. Münden/ Hedemünden only two lanes open from April 25th. The disabilities apply between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. – until probably April 29th. The reason for this is the remaining work when renewing the drainage and protective devices. In the opposite direction, the work will take place – under the same circumstances – from May 3rd to 6th.

How far is the A7 roadworks between Goettingen and Bockenem?

For years it has been annoying drivers from the Braunschweig region who want to drive south: the never-ending one mega construction site on the A7. The construction work between Bockenem in the district of Hildesheim via Seesen in the Harz Mountains to Göttingen has been going on since mid-2017. The status at the end of 2021 is: The work will be completed at the end of 2022 at the earliest, probably even at the end of 2023.

How does the A7 run anyway?

The Bundesautobahn 7 is the longest autobahn in Germany. The roadway runs through the federal states of Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Hesse, Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg. One end is at Ellund on the Danish border, the other end at Füssen on the border with Austria.

Im Brunswick country and the Westharz the following connection points are important:

  • the Hannover-Ost junction to the A2
  • the ramps Hildesheim-Drispenstedt and Hildesheim
  • the Salzgitter motorway junction to the A39
  • the ramps Bockenem, Rhüden/Harz and Seesen/Harz

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