Emergency closure of Co Armagh road in high winds

Police closed a Co Armagh road last night amid fears the canopy of a filling station might blow onto the road.

Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 1:36 pm
Updated Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 1:40 pm

The Banbridge Road in Lurgan was closed for a couple of hours while experts looked at the canopy over the petrol pumps at Supervalu.

The PSNI got a call at around 6.30pm during high winds in the Lurgan area.

Concerns had been raised about the canopy and police closed the road temporarily.

Supervalu on Lurgan's Banbridge Road Photo courtesy of Google

A structural engineer was called in and the road was reopened at 7.40pm.