Emergency on Sydney Harbour Bridge as police shut down two lanes causing major traffic delays
- Major police operation forced closure of two lanes on Sydney Harbour Bridge
- Officers attended a ‘medical emergency’ on the iconic bridge on Friday morning
- Live Traffic Sydney said two lanes had been closed and to expect further delays
A major police operation has forced the closure of part of Sydney Harbour Bridge.
NSW Police responded to a ‘health emergency’ along the iconic bridge on Friday morning.
It is understood that emergency services are attempting to treat a man over ‘mental health’ concerns.
A major police operation has forced the closure of part of Sydney Harbour Bridge (stock image)
Two city bound lanes were closed sparking commuter chaos, before they were reopened shortly afterwards.
Live Traffic Sydney took to Twitter to warn drivers to expect further delays.
‘There may be short closures of more citybound lanes on the Harbour Bridge as the NSW Policeoperation continues on the deck of the bridge,’ the post read.
‘Traffic is heavy in both directions, especially citybound. Continue to follow the directions of emergency services on site.’
Traffic Sydney later took to social media to reveal the lanes had been reopened.
‘All citybound lanes of the Harbour Bridge are now open after the earlier police operation,’ the tweet read.
‘Traffic remains heavy in both directions, so continue to allow extra time.’
Two city bound lanes were closed sparking commuter chaos, before they were reopened shortly afterwards (pictured, emergency services attending a multi-car accident in August 2020)
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