Floating Bridge back in service this morning

According to the live feed the Bridge is in operation this morning. We’ll update you if we hear any more news today

floating bridge 6 in the River Medina approaching East Cowes slipway

The Cowes Floating Bridge is back in service this morning (Monday).

Suspended over the weekend due to safety concerns about the prow cable, according to the live feed on the Floating Bridge Website, passengers are being accepted on to the Bridge this morning.

Inspection on Monday
On Friday night the Isle of Wight council had said,

“A temporary launch service will operate until engineers have inspected the vessel on Monday and any repairs are carried out.”

Find out more
You can also stay up to date with the Floating Bridge’s movements through the Floaty Finder Website and App.

We’ll update you if we hear any more news today.

Image: © With kind permission Emma Gee

Monday, 12th April, 2021 8:19am

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Mark L Francis

Floating Bridge Working! Now that’s a news item.

Spartacus

What a farce