The bizarre reason A63 traffic was brought…

The bizarre reason A63 traffic was brought to a standstill
2019-12-18 17:59:00
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailTraffic leaving the city was brought to a standstill on Wednesday evening after a drain cover became dislodged. A lane on the westbound carriageway of the A63, between the Humber Bridge and Hallmark hotel, was shut at around 4pm. Confused drivers on the road speculated on the cause of the closure. One said: “Cops closed a section off near Ferriby in outside lane, no other cars though. Motorway maintenance just arriving, a problem with road maybe?” Another said: “Lane two closed westbound under Humber Bridge  to Hallmark hotel junction. Not sure why, just police parked up.” Humberside police were at the scene to close the lane as Highways England workers inspected the problem. A spokeswoman for Highways England said: “A drain cover came loose and so the lane was shut so Highways England workers could inspect it.” The closed lane on the A63 westbound The lane was reopened just before 5pm after road maintenance staff secured the drain cover back into place. Hours before, at around 12.50pm, Traffic Management System INRIX said workers were in the road attempting to repair a “damaged carriageway”. WATCH: What to do if you’re stuck in traffic Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play


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