Sydney Harbour Bridge On 22 August 1930, the two spans of the Sydney Harbour Bridge were joined, making the bridge self-supporting and allowing the cables to be removed. With the span complete, vertical hangers were attached to the arch and from these the bridge deck could be built. The deck was completed in June 1931. The […]On This Day In Australia: In 1930, the two spans of the Sydney Harbour Bridge were joined — Craig Hill
This year the Harbour Bridge turns 90. Here are some facts about the building of Sydney’s biggest icon.