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Fergusson Bridge
Coordinates 37°53′42″S 175°28′47″E / 37.89504°S 175.479684°E / -37.89504; 175.479684Coordinates: 37°53′42″S 175°28′47″E / 37.89504°S 175.479684°E / -37.89504; 175.479684
Carries Motor vehicles
Crosses Waikato River
Owner Waipa District Council
Preceded by Karapiro dam
Followed by Victoria Bridge
Characteristics
Total length 50 metres (160 ft)
History
Opened 1964

Fergusson Bridge (or the Low-level bridge) is a pre-cast, prestressed concrete bridge in Cambridge, New Zealand, spanning the Waikato River. It cost £41,000, was designed by North, Swarbrick, Mills & Westwood and opened in 1964. It was named after Governor-General Sir Bernard Fergusson.

The bridge is on the site of the original 1870 bridge and the 1876 Red Bridge.

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