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Denison Bridge

General Information

Completion: 1870
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: main bridge:
Pratt type truss bridge
Function / usage: original use:
Road bridge
current use:
Bicycle and pedestrian bridge
Material: Iron bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Macquarie River

Technical Information

Dimensions

deck roadway / carriageway width 6.1 m
eastern approach viaduct span lengths 3 x 6.7 m
main bridge span lengths 34.0 m - 34.5 m - 34.0 m
western approach viaduct span lengths 3 x 6.7 m

Materials

piers wrought iron
truss wrought iron
deck of approach viaducts wrought iron

Chronology

1870

Completed.

1992

Bypassed, restricted to pedestrian and bicycle traffic.

Notes

The trusses were prefabricated in Sydney using wrought iron produced in New South Wales.

Main spans are Pratt trusses with road deck at mid-height ("half-through").

Features an Historic Engineering Marker plaque of the Institution of Engineers, Australia.

Participants

Owner
Design
Contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20011526
  • Date created
    07/03/2004
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016