Fremantle Traffic Bridge facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsFremantle Traffic Bridge
|Carries||Queen Victoria Street|
|Owner||Main Roads Western Australia|
|Preceded by||Stirling Bridge|
|Followed by||Fremantle Railway Bridge|
|Total length||219 metres|
|Opened||15 December 1939|
With the 1866 built bridge connecting North Fremantle and Fremantle in urgent need of replacement, work commenced on a replacement in November 1937. It was envisaged to have a short lifespan with Fremantle Harbour expected to be extended further east. Hence it was built out of timber rather than concrete. It opened on 15 December 1939.
Construction of a replacement bridge is scheduled to commence in late 2021.
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