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Bridge at risk of collapse in London shut

A ferry will be set up to carry pedestrians and cyclists across the River Thames at Hammersmith, in west London, reducing the disruption caused by the closure of a Victorian bridge that is at risk of collapse, the city’s transport authority says.

Built in 1887, Hammersmith Bridge has been closed to motor traffic since April 2019 following the discovery of micro-fractures in its brittle cast iron pedestals.

In August 2020, it was closed to pedestrians and cyclists while river traffic beneath it…

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