opening of sydney harbour bridge

  • started

    The Sydney Harbour Bridge construction started in 1932 and took 1,400 men eight years to build at a cost of £4.2 million. Six million hand driven rivets and 53,000 tonnes of steel were used in its construction. Sydney Harbour Bridge like Sydney Opera House is one of the world's greatest iconic landmarks. The bridge was opened in 1932, at that time it was Sydney's tallest structure, it is also the fourth largest arch bridge in the world.Sydney Harbour Bridge is a massive steel bridge aching acros
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    The SydneyHarbour Bridge

  • openning day

    Bradfield Highway and Sydney Harbour Bridge on its opening day, 19 March 1932
  • premier lang

    Sydney Harbour bridge was officially opened by the Premier Lang) on Saturday in the presence of a vast concourse and amid of pageantry without parallel in sydney history.
  • queen elizabeth II

    was proud to have won the specification for their AAVs to be installed in the refurbishment of the world-famous Opera House in Sydney which was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 20 October 1973.
  • largest gathering of public leaders

    That is what some people sensed in watching the largest gathering of public leaders in Australian history assemble in the Sydney Opera House on 27 May 2000 to discuss and encourage reconciliation with Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders.
  • celebrated 75th anniversary

    Although the Sydney Harbour Bridge was built over 75 years ago - it celebrated its 75th anniversary on 18 March, 2007 - it is still the widest long-span bridge in the world and the highest steel arch bridge.