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Tharwa Bridge, Tharwa, ACT, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 35° 30.511 E 149° 04.245
55H E 687796 N 6068590
Quick Description: An historic truss bridge
Location: Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Date Posted: 2/8/2019 1:43:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM101BH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 5

Long Description:
The Tharwa bridge over the Murrumbidgee River has a four-span Allan truss section with modern approach spans and concrete piers. The first pile was driven in May 1894 and the bridge was opened ten months later on 27 March 1895.The bridge is the oldest surviving bridge in the ACT and the first to cross the upper Murrumbidgee.
Location:
Tharwa Rd Tharwa


Type of structure/site: Bridge

Date of Construction: 1895

Engineering Organization Listing: Engineers Australia

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Site: [Web Link]

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: Not listed

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