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21-June-2014
21-June-2014

Photographs supplied by Tom Bird
A monument commemorates the completion of the Hume Highway bypass of Woomargarma.

Location

Address:Woomargama Way (Cnr Murray Street), Woomargama Park & Rest Area, Woomargama, 2644
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.83294
Long: 147.246944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event End Date:2011

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2011
Front Inscription

Plaque:
This plaque commemorates the completion
of the Hume Highway
Woomargarma Bypass Project - 2011

Construction of the Bypass undertaken by an Alliance of
the Roads and Traffic Authority,
Abigroup Contractors and Sinclair Knight Mertz

These 3 boulders were extracted from the road works for the
new route of the Hume Highway Bypass of Woomargarma

Plaque :

Greater Hume Shire
simply greater

Squirrel Glider
(Petaurus Norfolcensis)
The village icon for Woomargarma

The Squirrel Glider`s habitat is dry sclerophylll
forest and woodland in proximity fo Woomargarma
and in Woomargarma National Park.

Actual size - Tip of nose to end of body 230mm
plus tail 300mm.  Weight 260 grams

It is a vulnerable species.

Source: MA
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