COVID-19: advice for the freight transport industry

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Guidance for the freight transport industry on international travel following government advice for British nationals.


Freight industry guidance on international travel during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, following government advice for British nationals.

Orwell Bridge study offers new hope for reducing high wind closures

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A ground-breaking study of the Orwell Bridge in Ipswich has identified new measures that could help to keep the bridge open to traffic during periods of high winds.


Reducing the speed limit over the bridge during high winds, using temporary lane closures to mitigate the effect of high winds on vehicles, and keeping the bridge open in one direction are three potential solutions identified in the year-long study, commissioned by Highways England.

Operation Brock: Kent traffic management on M20 to Dover and Eurotunnel

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Operation Brock to keep the M20 open in both directions in the event of disruption to services across the English Channel.

Operation Brock

Operation Brock uses holding areas for HGV traffic bound for the EU to keep the M20 open in both directions in the event of disruption to services across the English Channel.

Operation Brock holding areas are in Kent at: