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Story Bridge

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General Information

Beginning of works: 1935
Completion: 1940
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Cantilever truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Crosses:
  • Brisbane River

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 281.6 m
total length 1 375 m
clearance 30.4 m
length of drop-in span 94 m

Quantities

structural steel 11 990 t
concrete volume 38 230 m³
reinforcing steel 1 625 t

Cost

cost of construction Australian dollar 3 227 416

Materials

truss steel

Chronology

24 May 1935

First sod is turned by Premier W. Forgan Smith.

6 July 1940

Opening.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20004718
  • Date created
    30/08/2002
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014