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Monier Arch Bridge - Fyansford, Vic , Australia.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 38° 08.516 E 144° 18.526
55H E 264152 N 5775014
Quick Description: The first reinforced concrete bridge opened in Victoria
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 9/11/2017 5:28:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMWJBB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:
The old road bridge over the Moorabool River at Fyansford was constructed in 1899 and consists of three arches of reinforced concrete, was the first such bridge in Victoria to be used.
The Fyansford Bridge designed and built by Melbourne engineers, Monash & Anderson is technologically significant as an example of the revolutionary concrete construction developed in Europe in the late nineteenth century and known as the "Monier" principle.
The former road bridge over the Moorabool River, is now bypassed by a later bridge carrying the Hamilton Highway just a short distance to the south
over the Moorabool river Fyansford

Type of structure/site: Bridge

Date of Construction: 1899

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: Monash & Anderson

Engineering Organization Listing: Engineers Australia

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Site: Not listed

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