McKanes Falls Bridge - Lithgow, NSW, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 33° 32.960 E 150° 07.453
56H E 232989 N 6284106
Quick Description: A truss bridge over the Cox's River
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 10/6/2019 11:37:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM11E9C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:
The 1893 McKanes Bridge was one of 91 McDonald timber truss road bridges built between 1886 —1893 of which only 6 survive. The bridge consists of two 27.5m truss spans supported at each end by sandstone masonry abutments. The centre pier was originally built of stone, but replaced with a reinforced concrete pier in the 1980,s following flood damage. The bridge is 4.57m between kerbs at its narrowest
McKanes Falls Rd Lithgow

Type of structure/site: Bridge

Date of Construction: 1893

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: John McDonald

Engineering Organization Listing: Engineers Australia

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Secondary Web Site: Not listed

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