Port Tunnel reopens after fire causes closure
Both bores of Dublin's Port Tunnel have reopened after they were closed due to a truck on fire earlier today.
Dublin Tunnel: South Bore fully reopened. North Bore remains closed Expect delays. Proceed with care.— TII Traffic (@TIITraffic) June 20, 2016
Dublin Tunnel: North Bore right lane has reopened. Expect delays. Proceed with care— TII Traffic (@TIITraffic) June 20, 2016
Initial reports suggested that only the northbound bore was closed.
Dublin Traffic - Port Tunnel Northbound will be closed until further notice due to an incident— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) June 20, 2016
However, it has now been confirmed that the southbound bore is also closed.
DUBLIN/ UPDATE: Both bores of the Port Tunnel CLOSED as emergency services deal with a truck on fire. https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) June 20, 2016
We're dealing with an incident inside the Dublin Port Tunnel. Avoid the area if possible. Stock Picture. pic.twitter.com/PxroADrVmq— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) June 20, 2016
More to follow...