Night View of the Seafarers Bridge
|Locale||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
|Maintained by||City of Melbourne|
|Longest span||75 metres (246 ft)|
|Engineering design by||Brown Consulting|
|Construction end||January 2009|
The bridge connects the north and south banks of the river while providing a formal entrance to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The bridge main span is supported by steel ties connected to elliptical arches, with three arches on the north side and four arches on the south side.
The bridge was named in homage to the ‘Mission to Seafarers’ centre located nearby on the northern bank of the Yarra River and to represent Melbourne’s rich maritime history.
Media related to Seafarers Bridge at Wikimedia Commons
- Seafarers Bridge at Grimshaw website
- Seafarers Bridge at Brown Consulting website
- Seafarers Bridge at City of Melbourne website
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