Severn River Crossing Plc does not have the authority to close either the M48 Severn Bridge or the M4 Second Severn Crossing to traffic.
This authority can be exercised only by the Highways Agency and / or Avon and Somerset Police/Gwent Police. This authority is exercised by the Highways Agency / Police Forces in respect of Road Traffic Accidents/Incidents and, in the case of the M48 Severn Bridge, in respect of High Wind Restrictions.
For Closure Information Contact the Highways Agency on 0300 123 5000.
Automatic Number Plate Recognition is in force on both Severn River Crossing PLC Toll Plazas, for the purposes of Crime Prevention and Tolling Data.