Northumberland bridge reopens to traffic

A bridge in north Northumberland has reopened after having been closed as a precautionary measure due to rising river levels.

Tuesday, 19th April 2016, 1:11 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th April 2016, 2:14 pm
Pauperhaugh Bridge.

On Thursday, Northumberland County Council closed Pauperhaugh Bridge on the C168, near Rothbury, as a precautionary measure due to increased river flow under the bridge, which is subject to ongoing repair work.

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Council engineers reviewed the situation again on Friday and decided the bridge should remain closed over the weekend.