One lane of Orwell Bridge closed after lorry breaks down

GALLERY: A beautiful day on the Shotley Penninsula. orwell bridge

One lane of the A14 is currently closed at the Orwell Bridge - Credit: Archant

There are delays on the A14 after a lorry broke down in the Orwell Bridge area, forcing one lane to close.

The incident happened this morning, June 24, between junctions 56 and 57 in the westbound carriageway.

According to National Highways East, lane one is currently closed and police are on the scene.

A tyre fitter is in attendance and there is reportedly three miles of slow moving traffic.

The AA Traffic Map is showing severe delays in the area of 27 minutes.