Chain Temperature Control System - Hammersmith Bridge New!
Leader of the Council
Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/08/2020
Reason for urgency:
Hammersmith Bridge has been closed because of an extension of a previous fracture. By controlling chain temperatures we are able to control the stresses on the chains and thus the stress on the cast iron deviator saddles. Controlling chain temperature is key asset in reducing any further fractures and an essential first step to being able to reopen the bridge to pedestrians and cyclists