Gridlock on Humber Bridge with major delays – live updates

gridlock-on-humber-bridge-with-major-delays-–-live-updates

Gridlock on Humber Bridge with major delays – live updates

Gridlock on Humber Bridge with major delays – live updates
2022-03-26 12:02:00
Motorists have been experiencing significant delays this weekend trying to cross the Humber Bridge. A temporary contraflow traffic system has been put in place due to maintenance work being carried out on the bridge which is causing severe disruption. Access to the bridge remains congested on both North and South Banks today. Read more: Drivers warned of delays on Humber Bridge this weekend The A15 on the Grimsby side is currently gridlocked around the Humberfield roundabout and motorists have reported barely moving. In a statement posted to social media, a Humber Bridge spokesperson said: “Just to give you a heads up, we will be carrying out essential maintenance on the surfacing of the bridge from 8pm on Friday through to 3am on Monday. “During this period, a contraflow will be in operation to protect the public and workforce, and the TAG lane will also be closed.” Follow our live blog for the latest updates on this throughout the day.13:03Susie BeeverOver an hour to crossDrivers are reporting severe delays in crossing the bridge – one told Hull Live it took him over an hour to cross over to Hull.The motorist said: “From last turn off at Barton to toll booth it took an hour and seven minutes.”Share11:55Susie BeeverMap shows areas of congestion:Traffic on the Humber Bridge (Image: Google Maps)Share11:44Susie BeeverSevere delays on the South BankThe A15 heading towards the Humber Bridge is severely gridlocked today, so best to avoid if you can.Drivers are queuing to get onto the bridge which currently has a contraflow system in place due to ongoing maintenance work.One driver trying to access the bridge to get to Hull said “it's taken me 25 minutes from the Barton slip road to the very start of bridge so far”.Share

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