Orwell Bridge reopens after Storm Brendan winds force closure – but could close today
PUBLISHED: 09:41 14 January 2020 | UPDATED: 09:41 14 January 2020
The Orwell Bridge has reopened after high windspeeds saw the bridge closed for safety reasons.
Highways England closed the bridge at 7pm Monday, January 13, after winds were predicted to exceed their 50mph safety limit.
Closures typically cause chaos throughout Ipswich, with heavy goods vehicles regularly diverting through the town.
Highways England has warned however the bridge could close again today (Tuesday, January 14), with more heavy winds forecast in the afternoon.
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