VIDEO: Incident on Scarborough's Valley Bridge that began at lunchtime is resolved

An incident on Valley Bridge in Scarborough has been resolved, and roads are now open again

The closure of Valley Bridge Parade, and Valley Road beneath the bridge, led to long queues of traffic around the town centre and Weaponness area at teatime rush-hour.

Valley Road was closed

Valley Road was closed

The bridge was closed at lunchtime after Police were called to concerns over the welfare of a young man. Specially trained officers had been brought in.

North Yorkshire Police announced on Twitter at 6pm that roads had reopened.

Valley Road had been closed to traffic at its junction with Westbourne Grove. There was another closure, to pedestrians, at the junction with Grosvenor Road. Valley Road was also closed at its other end, at Aquarium Top.

Here's a photo of Valley Bridge being widened in the 1920s

October 2014: man talked down from Valley Bridge

2010: Valley Bridge safety measures 'a good example'