Barwon River Bridge, Winchelsea, Vic, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 38° 14.505 E 143° 59.454
54H E 761756 N 5763130
Quick Description: A stone arch bridge over the Barwon River
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 9/8/2019 3:20:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM118QN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The Barwon River Bridge of three span arches at Winchelsea was erected in 1867 was built of bluestone replacing an earlier timber structure dating from 1849. The bridge was officially opened by Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, on 3rd December 1867.
The Barwon River Bridge is still in regular use as a pedestrian and cycle crossing of the river A new reinforced concrete structure is located beside the old bluestone bridge.
Length of bridge: 60m

Height of bridge: 8m

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Pedestrians, cyclists

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

Date constructed: December 1867

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: no

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Princes Hwy footpath


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