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Tower Bridge closure: Sadiq Khan raises congestion 'concerns'

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says that he has concerns about the impact on traffic of the three-month closure of Tower Bridge at the end of this year.

Tower Bridge closure: Sadiq Khan raises congestion 'concerns'

Florence Eshalomi, London Assembly member for Lambeth and Southwark, tabled this question to Mr Khan for Wednesday's Mayor's Question Time session at City Hall:

"As you are aware, slow traffic flow and congestion in Central London have a serious impact on air quality in the capital.

"Taking this in to account, and given the partial closure of Tooley Street, is now the time to close Tower Bridge for 3 months?"

You can listen to the full exchange between Florence Eshalomi and Sadiq Khan below.

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