Restrictions on Tay Road Bridge Due to Wind

The Tay Road Bridge Joint Board would like to remind drivers to adhere to restrictions in high winds.

Officers in the Tay Road Bridge Control Room have recorded vehicles ignoring the car only restrictions.

Users are reminded of the potentially serious consequences that can occur from ignoring restrictions. .

Drivers may be prosecuted should an incident occur where they have ignored the relevant restrictions.

Variable Message Signs leading up to the bridge are always kept up to date and regular traffic updates can be heard on local and national radio.

Our Twitter feed is also kept up to date and can be followed on @tay_road_bridge

Chair of the Tay Road Bridge Joint Board, Councillor Stewart Hunter said: “These restrictions are for the safety of all road users.

The bridge is an exposed structure and is susceptible to strong gusts of wind down the river Tay. Please be patient and check the conditions before travelling via the Tay Road Bridge website or twitter feed. Alternative routes are available for those who cannot cross. Please do not take the chance and adhere to restriction advice."