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Blackfriars Bridge latest river crossing to get security barriers

Metal and concrete security barriers were installed on Blackfriars Bridge in the early hours of Thursday morning, after similar defences were installed on other Thames crossings earlier in the week.

Blackfriars Bridge latest river crossing to get security barriers
Blackfriars Bridge on Thursday morning
Blackfriars Bridge latest river crossing to get security barriers
Waterloo Bridge was the first Thames crossing to gain security barriers segregating the carriageway from the pavement
Blackfriars Bridge latest river crossing to get security barriers
London Bridge received the security treatment early on Tuesday morning

Heavy-duty defences have now been placed on Lambeth Bridge, Westminster Bridge, Waterloo Bridge, Blackfriars Bridge and London Bridge.

On Blackfriars Bridge the new barriers have had an effect on cycle superhighway 6, with narrow gaps for bicycles to pass through.

The northbound bus stop on the southern end of the bridge has also been closed until further notice.

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