Two-hinged arch bridge
|Function / usage:||
Railroad (railway) bridge
Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Dawes Point, City of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Kirribilli, North Sydney Council, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Coordinates:||33° 51' 8.30" S 151° 12' 38.83" E|
|main span||503 m|
|structural steel||38 390 t|
|cost of construction||Australian Pounds 6 250 000|
First design specification for cantilever span only.
Second design specification allows for cantilever or arch alternatives.
|Mid of 1923||
The New South Wales government starts their work on the approaches.
Arch is completed
|19 March 1932||
The construction costs of the bridge are finally recovered by the toll income.
- Sir Ralph Freeman (designer)
- Francis Fox (structural engineer)
- Gilbert Roberts (engineer)
- Georges Camille Imbault (consulting engineer)
Relevant Web Sites
- The Bridge. Allen & Unwin, Sydney (Australia). (2005):
- Bridges. A history of the world's most famous and important spans. Black Dog & Leventhal, New York (USA), pp. 76-77. (1997):
- Bridges. A History of the World's Most Spectacular Spans. 2nd edition, Black Dog & Leventhal, New York (USA), ISBN 978-0316507943, pp. 76-77. (2017):
- Bridges that Changed the World. Prestel, Munich (Germany), pp. 86-87. (2002):
- Bridging Sydney. Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, Sydney (Australia). (2006):
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