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Two plaques commemorate the official opening of the Berri Bridge in July 1997 and those who supported its construction. 


Address:Berri - Loxton Road, Berri Bridge, Berri, 5343
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.288461
Long: 140.598941
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Actual Event Start Date:27-July-1997
Actual Event End Date:27-July-1997


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 27th July, 1997
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Plaque :

This plaque commemorates the official opening of the Berri Bridge by the Honourable John Olsen, MP Premier of South Australia and the Honourable Diane Laidlaw, MLC Minister for Transport

27 July 1997

Plaque :

This plaque commemorates the following for their special effort and support in the construction of the Berri Bridge

Mr Kent Andrew, MP, Member for Chaffey
Her Worship the Mayor, Mrs Margaret Evans, OAM, Berri Barmera Council
Her Worship the Mayor, Mrs Jan Cass, District Council of Loxton Waikerie
Hon Peter Arnold, former Member for Chaffey
Mr Hein Bosman, former Mayor of Berri
Mr Peter Jackson, former Mayor of Loxton
Mr Doug Rosenthal, former Mayor of Berri
Miss Leatrice Pfitzner, former Mayor of Loxton 
Aboriginal Lands Trust
Gerard Community Council
And the people of the Riverland


Source: MA
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