Sacramento’s Tower Bridge gets replacement cables and upgrades

After bridge inspectors noticed the steel cables that lift the main span for tall ships have stretched 14 inches longer than they were originally, Sacramento’s Tower Bridge is getting new lift cables, The Sacramento Beereports.

The cables are sagging due to age, weather and stress, the Bee reports.

The bridge is getting a $6 million upgrade, which includes replacing the steel cables, reinstalling electrical cables and lights, and upgrading security and communications systems.