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The plaque commemorates the official opening of the Keswick Bridge in October 1967.


Address:ANZAC Highway & Greenhill Road, Adelaide, 5000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.942301
Long: 138.583054
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Actual Event Start Date:27-October-1967
Actual Event End Date:27-October-1967
Designer:Highways & Local Government Department
Monument Manufacturer:A. W. Baulderstone Pty. Ltd


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 27th October, 1967
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Keswick Bridge

This plaque was unveiled on 27th October 1967 by the Hon. S. C. Bevan, M. L. C., Minister of Roads

To commemorate the official opening of the bridge by the Hon. Don Dunstan, Q.C., M.P., Premier of South Australia

The first bridge at this site, consisting of two spans, was constructed in 1911 for the South Australian Railways, who widened  the bridge and constructed an additional span in 1927.

The present bridge was designed by the Highways & Local Government Department and was constructed on behalf of the  Department by A. W. Baulderstone Pty. Ltd.

John N. Yeates, Commissioner of Highways

Source: MA
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