Hammersmith Bridge is closed to motor traffic until major safety-critical strengthening work is completed. There are diversions for motorists via Chiswick Bridge and Putney Bridge.
The bridge remains open for walking and cycling.
The closure will last until major refurbishment works to the 132-year-old bridge are complete. We are working with Hammersmith and Fulham Council to confirm the final plan for this work as soon as possible.
Check before you travel and plan ahead using our travel tools. Keep up-to-date with the latest service information.
We have made these changes to the local bus network.
The changes are designed to:
Route 265 connects with Putney Bridge station for the District line. Route 220 connects Putney Bridge with Hammersmith.
Route 337 connects with East Putney station for the District line.
Bus routes which normally run across Chiswick Bridge and Putney Bridge continue to do so.
It takes approximately 15-20 minutes to walk between the bus stops in Castelnau or Lonsdale Road on the southern side of the river and Hammersmith bus station across Hammersmith Bridge.
There are diversions via Chiswick Bridge and Putney Bridge. Delays on the diversion routes and other roads in the area are expected.
Find an alternative route and river crossing where possible.
For the latest information on how London roads are operating, see our traffic status updates map.
Work is currently expected to take around three years. TfL has allocated £25m to ensure design work could begin straight away, and to allow vital preliminary works to take place in November 2019.