Paringa Historic Spanning Bridge - SA

  River Crossing

Position

DEG: -34.180779 140.776001
DMS: 34º 10' 50.8" S 140º 46' 33.6" E
UTM: 54 H 6217777mN 479358mE
Altitude: 21.26m

Description

Place Type

Infrastructure - River Crossing

Location

216.37kms East of Adelaide - Driving 260 km (3 hours 2 mins)
552.2kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 674 km (7 hours 9 mins)
774.87kms West of Canberra - Driving 934 km (9 hours 45 mins)

Address & Contact

A20
Paringa SA 5340
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

The Historic Paringa Suspension Bridge was officially opened on the 31st January 1927 and is one of only four bridges that still span the Murray River and capable of carrying B-Double Trucks as part of the Sturt Highway. The Bridge can be opened 9.30am and 2.30pm, 7 days a week with 2 hours prior notice of a large water vessel wishing to pass under the bridge. During 2008, the bridge under went major renovation work.
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Distance from Paringa Historic Spanning Bridge 9.34km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C33.632.728.724.520.016.816.218.622.024.828.931.0
Mean Min. °C16.216.212.78.86.44.63.74.56.78.912.514.1
Mean Rain mm18.120.013.716.216.221.920.921.923.727.022.823.3

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