Kawarau Falls Bridge

New Kawarau Falls bridge opens

Step aside "dear old Kawarau bridge" and make way for the new $22million curved replacement. About 3000 people walked across the new Kawarau Falls Bridge in Queenstown yesterday at its official opening ceremony. The new bridge on the main state highway...
OPINION: I don't know about you but I'm delighted! The reason that I'm delighted is that I had the great pleasure to fly back into Queenstown after a trip north recently, arriving here at peak rush hour, facing the prospect...

Milestone for $22m bridge

The placement of the last steel girder means Queenstown's new, 250m Kawarau Falls bridge now fully spans the Kawarau River. NZ Transport Agency senior project boss Phil Dowsett says pre-cast concrete slabs are being installed over the girders, and the...

Bridge build a dam good effort

Huge machines are piecing together the new $22 million Kawarau Falls Bridge. It was a different story for the original, opened in 1926 – horse and cart, home-made ladders, diving equipment that resembled a spacesuit and a truckload of hard graft. Louise Scott bridges...
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