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THE GRAFTON BRIDGE.

Tn= City Engineer reported to the Council last night with regard to the Graiton Bridge that during the last nie-rrei the concreting of the arch ribs of tbs 320 ft. span was completed in thirteen days. The amount of concrete placed in the ribs and braces was 1.230 cubk yard?. The whole of the fals.e•work on the sides and top of the ribs fcad been stripped, and the quality of th« concrete was shown to be excellent. Darin? the carrying out of this important; work another inspector was appointed to assist 3lr. Tyler (clerk of Tvorks), =o as to secure the very best possible results. The work of erecting tie pier? above the arch ribs -was proceeding rapidly, and the falsework was being put in position for the transverse decking to support the girders.

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THE GRAFTON BRIDGE., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 240, 8 October 1909

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THE GRAFTON BRIDGE. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 240, 8 October 1909

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