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Story Bridge, Brisbane
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Story Bridge, Brisbane

Story Bridge, Brisbane

Story Bridge by Night ()
The Story Bridge is the second crossing of the Brisbane River. It connects Fortitude Valley to Kangaroo Point.

It was opened on 6th July, 1940 by Sir Leslie Orme Wilson, Governor of Queensland and named for John Douglas Story, a senior and influential public servant. At the time, Fortitude Valley was the commercial centre of the city.

The design for the bridge was based heavily on that of the Jacques Cartier Bridge in Montreal.

It carries three lanes of traffic in either direction as well as a shared pedestrian and cycle way flanking each side.

Link: http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/community_facilities/cultural/naval_stores/virtual/story_bridge.shtml