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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
1998 (footbridge)
Tumut vicinity, Australia
Bridgemeister ID:1676
Coordinates:S 35.389083 E 148.248133
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:Waldren Bridges, Australian Army 21 Construction Regiment Royal Australian Engineers
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:60.2m
Notes
  • A sign at the bridge reads, "The construction of the pedestrian suspension bridge has allowed The Hume and Hovell Walking Track to be re-routed off the Snowy Mountains Highway and Blowering Dam access road onto a now disused section of the old hightway. The bridge was designed by Waldren Bridges Pty Ltd of Yackandandah Victoria and has a span of 60.2 metres. Ironbark timber decking which is supported from two 30mm steel cables. End supports are made from 4 ironbark timber poles 9.3 meters in height. The bridge was constructed by the Australian Army 21 Construction Regiment Royal Australian Engineers as a training program in 7 days."

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