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BBC: Hammersmith Bridge 'closed indefinitely' after faults found

Hammersmith Bridge has been closed to motorists indefinitely after safety checks revealed "critical faults".

Hammersmith and Fulham Council said it was left with "no choice" but to shut the bridge until refurbishment costs could be met.

Government "budget cuts" left Transport for London (TfL) unable to repair the 132-year-old bridge, the council said.

Full story: www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-47891838

Posted on 11th April 2019

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