Traffic jams after Great Yarmouth bridge gets stuck

Breydon Bridge.  Picture: James Bass Breydon Bridge. Picture: James Bass

Saturday, May 3, 2014
11:01 AM

Great Yarmouth’s Breydon Bridge got stuck in mid-air this morning causing traffic jams throughout the town centre.

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The bridge, which is part of the A12 and spans the River Yare, was raised at 9.30am to let through a flotilla of 16 boats.

But as it was brought back down it got stuck, leading to a build up of traffic on the A12, Acle New Road and North Quay.

It remained in mid-air for approximately half an hour as engineers worked to bring it down.

The bridge was returned to its normal position by around 10.45am and engineers will remain on site for the second scheduled lift later this morning.

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  • Like many things it is getting old and past it's best... Around 30 years old now... Age affects everyone and everything... As we all well know...

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