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The plaque commemorates the opening of Piers Richmond Bridge in May 1977. The bridge was named after Piers Richmond, who served as Second Commissioner of Highways in South Australia from 1950 -1958. 


Address:Darley Road, Piers Richmond Bridge, Windsor Gardens, 5087
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.865188
Long: 138.661572
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Actual Event Start Date:26-May-1977
Actual Event End Date:26-May-1977


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 26th May, 1977
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Piers Richmond Bridge

This plaque commemorates the opening of the bridge as part of the North East Ring Route on 26th May 1977 by the Hon. Des Corcoran, M.P.  Deputy Premier Minister of Works and Minister of Marine.

The bridge bears the name of the second Commissioner of Highways in South Australia, Piers A. Richmond, M.I.E. Aust.,  who served in that capacity from 1950 to 1958.

Principal                                     A. K. Johinke, M.I.E. Aust., 
Highways Department, S.A.    Commissioner Of Highways



Source: MA
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