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Bascule bridge reopens after second technical fault in a week

It is the second time the bridge has been stuck open this week Credit: John Welch

The Bascule Bridge in Lowestoft has reopened after a technical fault kept it raised for the second time in less than a week.

Highways England reported on Twitter this morning (Sunday 17 November) that they were working to fix the issue as soon as possible. It was eventually lowered just before 9.30am

Credit: ITV News Anglia

It was the second time that the bridge has closed in just four days following technical issues. On Thursday it remained closed for most of the day with diversions in place through Oulton Broad.