Bascule Bridge to re-open early

The Bascule Bridge in Lowestoft is due to re-open to traffic at 8pm tonight - 10 hours ahead of schedule.

The Bascule Bridge in Lowestoft is due to re-open to traffic at 8pm tonight - 10 hours ahead of schedule.

A spokesman for the Highways Agency said the latest phase of a £2.3m maintenance project was progressing well, allowing for the early completion of work.

Two more 58-hour closures of the bridge are due to place from November 17 to 20 and December 1 to 4. Both closures will take place from 8pm on Saturday to 6am on Tuesday.

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