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Victoria Bridge Leamington & Cambridge New Zealand

Victoria bridge; the High Level Bridge Waikato River Cambridge New Zealand opened in 1907

Victoria bridge; the High Level Bridge as it is known by one and all. Officially opened on the 21st of December 1907 the bridge was imported in kit set from Kansas. The first braced steel arch bridge constructed in New Zealand it was erected from both sides of the river, meeting in the middle. In 2014 an upgrade included widening both footpaths by 40cm to provide a safer space for pedestrians, cyclists and mobility scooters.

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