Breakdown on Orwell Bridge cleared after queues to Copdock roundabout

The current delays at Copdock after a lorry breakdown on the A14

The current delays at Copdock after a lorry breakdown on the A14 - Credit: Highways England

Traffic on the A14 has built up into rush hour after a lorry broke down on the Orwell Bridge, causing delays back to Copdock roundabout. 

Police called to the scene shortly before 2pm to reports a lorry had broken down in the eastbound carriageway. 

The Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team are currently on scene until recovery arrives.

Congestion stretched back to beyond the Copdock Interchange and up the A12, however as of 5.30pm the broken down lorry was recovered.

Lane one has now been reopened and traffic is expected to ease soon.

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