Tarban Creek Bridge

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Tarban Creek Bridge
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Tarban Creek Bridge
Opened December 1965
From the air

Tarban Creek Bridge is an arch bridge that spans Tarban Creek, west of central Sydney, Australia. It is located between Gladesville Bridge and Fig Tree Bridge, being immediately to the north of Gladesville Bridge. The bridge carries Burns Bay Road and a footpath and connects the suburb of Hunters Hill to Huntleys Point.[1]

Opened in December 1965, Tarban Creek Bridge formed a "missing link" between the existing Gladesville and Fig Tree Bridges. Traffic between the old Fig Tree and Gladesville Bridges previously had to negotiate the streets of Hunters Hill to cross the creek further upstream. The three new bridges were built to carry a North Western Expressway, which never came to fruition.[2]

From 2006, Tarban Creek Bridge has formed part of the annual Seven Bridges Walk, a free community event which promotes walking as a way of staying fit and active. It consists of a walk circuit that crosses seven of Sydney's bridges, including the Sydney Harbour Bridge, ANZAC Bridge and Gladesville Bridge.[3] The rowing boathouses of the rowing club of Sydney Girls High School, the University of New South Wales, and St Joseph's College are located on the shore of the creek.

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