Bascule Bridge work to start

WORK to repair a faulty hydraulic unit on the A12 Bascule Bridge in Lowestoft is set to start this weekend.

It is set to be closed from 6pm to 6am this Sunday, Monday to Wednesday 8pm to 6am in both directions, on Thursday 8pm to 6am northbound, and the following Monday and Tuesday 8pm to 6am both directions.

The bridge will be closed overnight on Sunday 13 March from 6pm to 6am, and then for around five weekday nights between 8pm and 6am up to 27 March.

A free bus service round the diversion route will be provided for pedestrians wishing to cross the bridge during the closures.