Northampton Nene crossing closed for safety checks after vehicle strikes bridge
Road blocked between Billing and Cogenhoe while engineers assess damage
A bridge across the River Nene at Northampton has been closed amid safety concerns on Thursday (December 30) after it was struck by a vehicle.
Northamptonshire Highways, which is responsible for maintaining the bridge, said the Causeway is shut from Billing Garden Village towards Cogenhoe in both directions, while engineers carry out checks.
A spokesman revealed there is no immediate timeframe for the bridge to reopen, adding: "We are assessing the damage and will issue updates as we know more."