The Highways Agency has closed the A14 Orwell Bridge in Suffolk to high-sided vehicles.
The Agency say it will be keep the conditions under review and may closed the bridge to all vehicles if the weather worsens.
The show must go on despite the weather for a panto cast in Clacton who were trapped on a road blocked by a tree.
Stormy weather has cut power to 11,000 homes in the Anglia region on Christmas Eve.
Train services across the Anglia region are facing delays and cancellation as strong winds and heavy rain take their toll.