Based on current forecasts, we expect the bridge – which carries the A14 over the River Orwell near Ipswich - to re-open tomorrow afternoon. (Monday 30 April).
Drivers planning to travel on Monday are encouraged to plan their journey in advance and check the latest weather and traffic conditions along the route.
Road users and residents affected by closures can sign up for alerts here: https://bit.ly/2jjnGiN You can get the latest forecast from BBC Weather: https://bbc.in/2I1uorM Drivers planning to travel tomorrow are encouraged to plan their journey in advance and check the latest weather and traffic conditions.
Road users and residents affected by closures can visit the Highways England webpage at http://roads.highways.gov.uk/orwell-bridge/ and subscribe to alerts.
They said drivers should be aware of sudden gusts of wind and give high-sided vehicles, caravans, motorbikes and bicycles plenty of space.
Highways England provides live traffic information via its website www.highways.gov.uk/traffic-information, local and national radio travel bulletins, electronic road signs and mobile platforms.
Local weather information is also available on Twitter at @HighwaysEAST. The latest weather forecast can be seen online at www.metoffice.gov.uk