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1 August 2014

On this day – Nowra Bridge opens

1st August - 1881 - The bridge over the Shoalhaven River at Nowra was opened by Hon John Lackey MLA, Minister for Works.
The bridge was originally built high to allow for navigation and to be flood free. It has never been covered by water. Its official name is the “Nowra Bridge”. It cost a total of £42,500.

Previous post about the bridge here. Continue reading more.

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