The construction of the iconic Story Bridge of Brisbane has not been an easy task and did not happen overnight. During a visit to Brisbane, this is, of course, one of the best experiences you must try out. The story and the sights you see in the summit are all worth it to know and feel.
Why is it a must-visit?
The iconic Story Bridge is not that far away from most from many a hotel in Brisbane CBD the likes of iStay River City, and you should visit this large piece of metal knowing the story behind it. The story is old, but it’s worth listening to.
Specifications of the bridge
The bridge is 1072 meters long and the river span is 282 meters long. The width of it is 24 meters and this includes the footpaths too. The adventure climb across this bridge will take you to the summit more than 80 meters above the Brisbane River.
About how construction went
Construction of the bridge took 5 years and it all started in 1935. Four men, unfortunately, lost their lives during the construction of this creation and it is still the largest steel bridge designed, fabricated and constructed in Australia by Australians.
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