FOI release

Bascule Bridge

Response to a request for information made under the Freedom of Information Act about Bascule Bridge, Lowestoft.


FOI Response 708728

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A request for information was made about the tidal flow system on the Bascule Bridge, Lowestoft. In response, the Highways Agency confirmed that a formal record of tidal flow system failures was kept between June 2008 and October 2012 and that a fault detection system could be in place by 31 March 2015.

Published 23 July 2014