The west London river crossing, which hyperlinks Wandsworth and Fulham, reopened in each instructions late on Sunday night.
The bridge had been closed to automobile visitors since July 24 whereas Wandsworth Council changed the bearings within the bridge’s substructure, which had reached the top of their lifespan.
These enable the bridge to flex and take up motion throughout sizzling and icy spells of climate, with out which it might maintain harm and be unsafe for visitors.
Pedestrians weren’t affected by the closure, though cyclists had been required to dismount and push their bikes.
Wandsworth Council’s Cupboard Member for Transport Jenny Yates mentioned: “This was a fancy and difficult set of repairs which had been vitally essential if the bridge was to stay in protected working situation.
“I’m completely delighted that we’ve got received the job executed on time and on finances. We perceive the closure to visitors has brought about disruption and we’d prefer to apologise for the inconvenience it’s brought about however these repairs had been completely important and I’m actually happy we’ve got accomplished the duty after we mentioned we might.
“I’d additionally prefer to pay tribute to the hardworking group of council engineers and contractors who’ve all executed a wonderful job in seeing this scheme by means of to a profitable conclusion.”
The council mentioned it deliberate to introduce a brand new segregated northbound cycle lane to supply higher safety to cyclists as they cross the river in future.
The finished work concerned lifting the bridge in levels to put in the brand new bearings, resurfacing the carriageway, and waterproofing the bridge deck.
Though the bridge is now open to visitors, the scaffolding and different tools will stay in place “for a while”, mentioned the council, as it’s time consuming to dismantle.