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Cooreei Bridge
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Cooreei Bridge over the Williams River
Coordinates 32°23′48″S 151°45′50″E / 32.3968°S 151.7640°E / -32.3968; 151.7640Coordinates: 32°23′48″S 151°45′50″E / 32.3968°S 151.7640°E / -32.3968; 151.7640
Carries Main Road
Crosses Williams River
Locale Dungog, Dungog Shire, New South Wales, Australia
Owner Roads and Maritime Services
Characteristics
Design Dare truss
Material Timber
Trough construction Wrought iron
History
Designer W. J. Hanna
Constructed by W. Oakes
Construction cost 1,995
Opened 1905
Official name: Cooreei Bridge over Williams River
Type: State heritage (built)
Designated: 20 June 2000
Reference #: 1465
Type: Road Bridge
Category: Transport - Land

The Cooreei Bridge over Williams River is a heritage-listed road bridge that carries Main Road across Williams River in Dungog, Dungog Shire, New South Wales, Australia. The property is owned by Roads and Maritime Services, an agency of the Government of New South Wales. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 20 June 2000.

History

The Dare truss road bridge was built in 1905. It replaced an 1873 bridge of the same name which had been condemned due to its dangerous condition. It was designed and constructed under the direction of Commissioner and Principal Engineer for Roads and Bridges W. J. Hanna with W. Oakes as the contractor. The cost of the bridge, the iron being provided by the Government, was 1,995.

Heritage listing

Cooreei Bridge over Williams River was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 20 June 2000.

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