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Anzac Bridge

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Identification

Anzac Bridge
Glebe Island Bridge
252698

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Structure in General

bridge
existing [completed]
modernism

Usages

vehicle traffic

Facts

  • It is the longest cable-stayed bridge in Australia with the main span at 345 metres and a total length of 800 metres.
  • The two reinforced concrete towers supporting the 128 cables are 120 metres high and the main deck is 32.2 metres wide.
  • An Australian flag tops the east tower and the New Zealand flag tops the west tower.
  • On 11 November 1998, the anniversary of Armistice Day, the former Glebe Island Bridge was renamed the Anzac Bridge in memory of the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps.
  • The original bridge, called Blackbutts Bridge, across Johnsons Bay was made of wood and was built in 1857.

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Location

Sydney
New South Wales
Australia

Technical Data

393.70 ft
1996
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