Police and paramedics called to the scene at the Sticklepath junction end of the bridge in Barnstaple.
The new bridge in Barnstaple was closed due to a person ‘on the wrong side of the railings’.
Police and paramedics are at the scene where a woman was reportedly on the bridge.
Officers were called at 12.35pm and within 15 minutes she was back over the railings.
The road was closed but has now reopened.