London’s Tower Bridge closes until New Year
Oct01

London’s Tower Bridge closes until New Year

London’s iconic Tower Bridge closed to vehicles for three months today for its first major maintenance works in nearly half a century. The 122-year-old drawbridge by the Tower of London — whose roadway leaves are lifted to allow tall ships on the River Thames to pass through — carries 21,000 vehicles and some 40,000 people per day. “This heavy use has had an effect on timber decking of the bridge, which was...

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