Tower Bridge used to be caught birth for bigger than an hour, leaving hundreds of of us and autos stranded in central London.
The illustrious crossing did not conclude after permitting a ship to pass alongside the River Thames on Saturday afternoon.
Pictures display queues of motorists and pedestrians forming on all sides.
Metropolis of London Police acknowledged engineers rushed to fix the bridge. It has reopened to pedestrians nonetheless motorists had been suggested to search out one other route.
A survey acknowledged they overheard talk of “a number of failures” on security radios.
One social media particular person acknowledged: “I’ve been caught here for virtually an hour now…” whereas one other wrote: “Yep, Tower Bridge positively caught! One aspect started to come attend down nonetheless the other did not!”
The bridge connects the Sq. Mile financial district to Southwark.
In 2005, police closed the bridge for 10 hours after a technical predicament meant the arms could maybe presumably no longer be diminished.
A Tower Bridge spokesman has been approached for comment.