Speed limit set to be introduced on Orwell Bridge due to high winds
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Speed limits of 40mph could be enforced over the Orwell Bridge near Ipswich tomorrow due to high winds.
Highways England has been notified of the forecast conditions by the Met Office, with wind speeds set to reach up to 50mph on Tuesday morning.
A yellow weather warning for wind has been issued for Suffolk and Essex.
Highways England said on Twitter that a '"risk period" has been identified for between 6am and 2pm on Tuesday, with current forecasts indicating a speed limit for 40mph of traffic could be put in place.
The Orwell Bridge has closed in wind speeds in excess of 50mph in the past.