Local tax-payers will have a greater say over the running of the Humber Bridge.
Today marks the 40th anniversary of work beginning on the Humber Bridge.
The amount it will cost you to go on the Humber Bridge is now lower
The countdown is on for the £3.9m repairs to the Humber Bridge. One lane over the bridge will be closed for the repair works, which include replacing four steel frames to strengthen the landmark crossing. The work is expected to start on October 28 and will last 40 weeks
"We appreciate that customers will be worried that this work could affect traffic flow in and around the Humber Bridge toll area but we want to stress that we are doing all we can to minimise any impact.
At peak times we will have three approach lanes and three toll booths open in each direction, as at present. We will only reduce this to two lanes or possibly one at the quietest times during nights and weekend when the work make this essential for safety."
Peter Hill, Bridgemaster
Work to install a new payment system on the Humber Bridge has started. The new system will allow customers to cross the bridge without having to use cash. Instead, a special tag installed in people's cars will automatically debit the drivers' bank account.
Work to install a new electronic toll system on the Humber Bridge starts this morning. Once up and running drivers will have a special tag placed in their windscreen which will debit their accounts automatically.
Patients who cross the Humber Bridge for hospital treatment are nearing an exemption in tolls.
A bill going through Parliament would give control of the bridge to a new board who can change current rules.
Campaigners have lobbied for patients to be toll-exempt for years.
The Humber Bridge Bill was agreed at a second reading in the Commons.
Cleethorpes MP Martin Vickers has been speaking to us about it,
Local tax-payers will have a greater say over the running of the Humber Bridge, the Government has said as legislation moved a step closer to give a new board the power to set toll fees.
Cleethorpes MP Martin Vickers spoke to Calendar after the Humber Bridge Bill received its second reading in the Commons,
The world's longest string of beads has being strung across the Humber Bridge.
The 6.5 mile piece of jewellery was created to raise money for the "Little Heroes" children's cancer charity.
130,000 more vehicles have crossed the Humber Bridge since April when toll charges were reduced. Between 1st April and 5th August there was a 6% increase in traffic compared to the same period last year.