Paringa Historic Spanning Bridge - SA

  River Crossing


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


Place Type

Infrastructure - River Crossing


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)

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Paringa SA 5340
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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
Mean Max. °C33.632.728.724.520.016.816.218.622.024.828.931.0
Mean Min. °C16.
Mean Rain mm18.120.013.716.216.221.920.921.923.727.022.823.3

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