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Harwood Bridge, Clarence River, New South Wales
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member R0gue
S 29° 25.639 E 153° 14.466
56J E 523385 N 6744645
Quick Description: The Harwood Bridge is a steel truss bridge which carries the Pacific Highway in New South Wales, Australia over the Clarence River
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 2/15/2013 4:18:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMGCVR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
Views: 10

Long Description:
The Harwood Bridge was completed in August 1966, and replaced the last ferry crossing on the state highway system of New South Wales, Australia. Prior to the opening of the bridge, the river crossing was provided by three cable-guided ferries operating in parallel.

The bridge has a total length of 888 m, consisting of seven steel truss spans of 43.1 m length and twenty-seven steel girder approach spans. The deck carries two lanes of traffic and a footway. One of the steel truss spans is a vertical-lift span, which allows ships to navigate the Clarence River.
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