A bridge in London waiting for repairs — yamey

In the middle years of the 1720s, Daniel Defoe described Hammersmith as a village that was growing into a small town: “… and some talk also of building a fine stone bridge over the Thames …” It was almost 100 years after Defoe speculated that a bridge across the Thames would be built at Hammersmith. […]

A bridge in London waiting for repairs — yamey

This next Endangered TRUSS article takes us to London, where the first suspension bridge over the River Thames is the focus of efforts to fully restore the bridge, but has faced bad luck after bad luck due to money and climate change. Could the Hammersmith Bridge be on its last legs? Click on the article via link above and read more about the bridge, its history and it sad state.