FRB emergency high wind procedure

Forth Road Bridge high wind procedures revert to the following in the event of it reopening to general traffic, for example during a closure of the Queensferry Crossing.

High wind procedures:
Forth Road Bridge

Wind Speed Restrictions 
Gusts > 35 mph  40mph speed limit on bridge
Gusts > 45 mph Closed to double-deck buses
Gusts > 50 mph 

Closed to:

~ All high-sided vehicles

~ Transit van style with modification

~ Vehicles with trailers or caravans

~ Vehicles with roof boxes or wind-susceptible roof rack items

~ Motorcycles

~ Three-wheeled cars

~ Any other vehicle which appears, in the judgement of bridge staff or the police, to be clearly at risk

~ Bicycles

~ Pedestrians

Gusts > 65 mph

Closed to all vehicles except cars

30mph speed limit on bridge

Gusts > 80 mph Closed to all traffic