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Morton Common Bridge closed for annual Inspection Diversions in Place

Morton Common Bridge in Sandown on the Isle of Wight has been closed this evening for an annual inspection to be carried out by structural engineers. A closure has been put in place and was effective from 9pm and will be in force until 5am. Train services are not affected by the external inspection. Buses services on the Route Three will divert via Perowne Way in both directions. No stops will be missed. Driver are also facing using a local diversion route whilst the inspection is being carried out. Despite finding a number of holes the bridge that has been struck a number of times by heavy goods vehicles the structure seems sound.

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