Bascule Bridge in Lowestoft shuts for essential repair

Related Stories

Essential maintenance work is starting on a bridge on the A12 linking two sides of a port town in Suffolk.

The Bascule Bridge in Lowestoft will close for 12 hours from 1800 GMT.

It is undergoing repair for a fault in the lifting mechanism, the Highways Agency said.

The bridge will be closed until at least 0600 GMT on Monday and then between 2000 and 0600 GMT for the next five weekday nights.

The work is expected to be completed by Sunday 27 March.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Suffolk

Weather

Ipswich

Min. Night 15 °C

Features

  • John CurticeScotland decides

    Referendum race 'may have got tighter'


  • RihannaCloud caution

    After celebrity leaks, what can you do to safeguard your photos?


  • Cesc FabregasFair price?

    Have some football clubs overpaid for their new players?


  • Woman and hairdryerBlow back

    Would banning high-power appliances actually save energy?


  • Rack of lambFavourite feast

    Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.