Lowestoft bridge will be closed for work

Lowestoft's main bridge will close overnight for engineering tests to be carried out.

Maintainance work on the A12 Bascule Bridge over Lake Lothing will start up again next weekend. The bridge, a main route through the town, will be closed overnight from Sunday, June 5 to Wednesday, June 8 between 10pm and 6am while contractors install and test a new hydraulic unit.

A diversion route will take traffic via the A1117, A146 and A1144 and a free bus service will be provided for pedestrians.

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