THE Silver Jubilee Bridge has reopened after it was shut due to falling snow and ice.
Cheshire police announced it was fully open at about 1.20pm.
It was shut for between two and three hours in total, bringing delays and inconvenience to the borough.
Police have warned motorists to be careful under the hazardous conditions.
A constabulary spokeswoman said: “The motorway network is passable with care but delays are to be expected.
“Please check the Highways Authority website for more updates.
“Police are offering the following advice.
“Only make journeys that are absolutely necessary.
“Ensure your car is fully defrosted with full visibility.
“Maintain a safe and constant speed and avoid sudden braking that can cause your car to skid.”
RUNCORN Widnes bridge has shut after falling ice hit cars.
Halton Borough Council said blocks of ice and snow falling had struck vehicles.
Cheshire police said it will provide updates to the public in due course.
Halton experienced heavy snow overnight, leading to the closures of several schools and road safety warnings from the police.
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