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Bergen Op Zoom Creek bridge opened

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Friday 16 October 1936, The Sydney Morning Herald

WALCHA, Thursday.

The bridge over Bergen Op Zoom Creek, three miles from Walcha, on the main Uralla Armidale road, was officially opened yesterday afternoon by Mr. Newell, of the Main Roads Department, after the Mayoress (Mrs. Hargrave) had cut the ribbon. The bridge is of concrete, and cost £3654. The contractor was Mr. L. G. Bucknell, and the bridge was completed well inside the contract time. It consists of five spans, each 23ft, and two spans each 17ft 6in, making a total length of 152 feet, the width of the deck being 20 feet.

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October 20, 2010 at 8:05 pm

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