Due to political bastardry, bad contracting, financial crisis and the forces of nature, the first Victoria Bridge took 10 years to build at more than double the expected cost. Twenty years later it was replaced. Here’s the fascinating story.The Fascinating Story of the First Victoria Bridge — Highgate Hill and Its History
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the demolition and replacement of the first bridge built in Brisbane in Australia. The first crossing was built in 1866 but only lasted a few years. A look at the history of the city’s first bridge can be found in this article……..