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    • Profile photo of Ipswi Orwell Bridge Summit by Ipswi.

      Orwell Bridge Summit Orwell Bridge Summit Thursday 26 January, 11:00 – 15:00 Meeting Place:  Grafton House, 15 – 17 Russell Road, Ipswich IP1 2DE – The Orwell Room AGENDA 11.00 – 11.15   Introduction and purpose  Martin Fellows 11.15 – 11.30  Suffolk County Council Introduction  James Finch 11.30 – 11.45  Bridge overview and operation  Simon Amor 11.45 – 12.00  The bridge in local infrastructure and economy  Simon Amor I…

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    • Profile photo of News Robot Suffolk Police income from Orwell Bridge average speed cameras dramatic fall by News Robot.

      Number of speeders cut by half as message from Orwell Bridge hits home The number of speeding motorists caught on the Orwell Bridge was more than halved in January as the message about the new 60mph limit finally seems to be getting home. The number caught speeding during the month was 297 – down from 629 in December. That compares with a high of 1,699 motorists caught speeding in July – the first month during which Suffolk Police were able …

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    • Profile photo of News Robot Ambulances unable to get through traffic during Orwell Bridge closure by News Robot.

      Warning to drivers after ambulances unable to get through traffic during Orwell Bridge closure Ambulances on blue lights found it difficult to navigate through gridlock in Suffolk sparked by the Orwell Bridge closure. Drivers reported a number of vehicles getting caught behind lorries and cars who either refused to move or were unable to get out of the way as tailbacks grew during Storm Doris on Thursday. Worst-hit areas included the Copdock Int…

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      by: Dan
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    • Profile photo of News Robot Did better preparations ease congestion after Orwell Bridge closure? by News Robot.

      Did better preparations ease congestion after Orwell Bridge closure? Council and highways authority officials insisted that better warnings and other preparations eased the pressure on roads around Ipswich after the closure of Orwell Bridge on Thursday. But Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore said more still needed to be done to try to ease problems when the bridge is closed in the future. The bridge was shut from late morning until 8.30p…

      Latest: Well there were problems on the Orwell Bridge today, rather mildly. An RTC I believe just before rush hour but the knock on effect was slow traffic on the bridge for over an ...
    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: Ipswi
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    • Profile photo of Ipswi Storm Doris and Ranelagh Road closure: ultimate chaos? by Ipswi.

      With winds between 60-70mph forecast, can the Ipswich road network cope with a key road closure both in town and the TEN-T A14 Orwell Bridge being closed due to high winds from Storm Doris?#A14 J56-J57 nr #Ipswich. Peak winds are expected 10am-6pm due to #StormDoris. #Orwellbridge highly likely to be closed in that period. — Highways England (@HighwaysEAST) February 23, 2017

      Latest: I am getting mixed feedback this morning – some people very angry about yesterday and others who have said the diversion route was well planned and kept traffic moving ...
    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: Dan
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    • Profile photo of News Robot Orwell Bridge to close as amber weather warning issued ahead of Storm Doris by News Robot.

      Orwell Bridge could close as amber weather warning issued ahead of Storm Doris ‘weather bomb’ on February 23 The Orwell Bridge is likely to be shut tomorrow as winds of up to 70mph batter parts of Suffolk and north Essex. Share article from on facebook Tweet article from Share article from on Google Pluspost article from on reddit email article from The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning, its second highest alert, urging people t…

      Latest: They love the news stories. They must make at least £1000 from each article, just from all their adverts. Their web infrastructure is really poor. They use varnish cache to ...
    • Last reply: 3 months ago
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