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Tasman Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1960
Completion: 1964
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , ,
Crosses:
  • Derwent River
Replaces: Hobart Bridge (1943)
Coordinates: 42° 51' 54.00" S    147° 20' 37.00" E
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Technical Information

Materials

deck prestressed concrete
piers reinforced concrete

Chronology

17 August 1964

Official opening.

5 January 1975

Bulk ore carrier "Lake Illawara" collides with pier 19. Part of the bridge deck collapses claiming 12 lives.

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Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001193
  • Date created
    18/01/2001
  • Last Update
    05/07/2018