Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Cowes floating bridge closed for a week for inspection

Floating bridge in Cowes Image copyright Paul Gillett

The floating bridge which connects Cowes and East Cowes is to be closed for a week for an annual inspection.

Isle of Wight Council said the service will be out of service from 08:30 BST on Tuesday.

The chain ferry is due to come back in to operation on Monday 4 April after the health and safety check.

Vehicles are being diverted via Newport but a foot passenger service will be operating. The 40p return fee will continue to apply.

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