Lamington Bridge, Maryborough, QLD, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 25° 32.677 E 152° 41.236
56J E 468582 N 7174708
Quick Description: A low level bridge over the Mary River
Location: Queensland, Australia
Date Posted: 3/2/2020 2:48:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM125A0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Lamington bridge spans the Mary River on the former Bruce Highway was opened to traffic on the 30 October 1896, replacing a high level timber bridge built in 1874 that was partially destroyed by abnormal floods in 1893. The reinforced concrete bridge comprising eleven spans of 15.2 m with a total length of 187m, larger than any known comparable bridge in the world at that time.The bridge features side rails and light posts that can be removed in case of a high flood, the pedestrian walkway rails are hinged to lay down .
Location:
Ferry Rd Maryborough Qld


Type of structure/site: Bridge

Date of Construction: 1896

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: Alfred Barton Brady

Engineering Organization Listing: Engineers Australia

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Site: Not listed

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