Moorabool River Road Bridge, Batesford, VIC, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 38° 05.350 E 144° 16.666
55H E 261263 N 5780791
Quick Description: A five span arch bridge
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 9/6/2019 3:55:59 AM
Waymark Code: WM118DQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 2

Long Description:
The bluestone bridge at Batesford, was built in 1859, is the third bridge to be built on that site. It crosses the Moorabool River in five segmentally arched spans. The bridge is amongst the earliest and longest stone arch road bridges in Victoria The spans of the bridge are unusual in not having a keystone at the centre of each arch. The bridge is little used now as a new bridge has been constructed alongside
Length of bridge: 70m

Height of bridge: 10m

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: pedestrians . local motor vehicles

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Moorabool River


Date constructed: 1859

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Batesford Hotel service road

Location:
Batesford


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