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PUNIU RIVER BRIDGE

NEW STRUCTURE APPROVED MAIN HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENT [from our own correspondent] HAMILTON, Tuesdny A work of major importance in the scheme to improve the Main South Road, the construction of a new bridge across the Puniu River, three miles south of Kihikihi, has been authorised, and tenders have been called. The structure will be built in ferroconcrete, and it will be 228 ft. long and have an overall width of 26ft. Sin. T-lie carriage-way, which will have accommodation for two-way traffic, will be 21 ft. wide. . . A considerable alteration in the alignment of the road on each side of the bridge will bo involved, for the site will be 22 chains downstream front where the old one-way wooden structure, which the new bridge is to replace, now stands. The road will be straightened and shortened, and the grades will bo made easier.

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PUNIU RIVER BRIDGE, New Zealand Herald, Volume LXXII, Issue 22169, 24 July 1935

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PUNIU RIVER BRIDGE New Zealand Herald, Volume LXXII, Issue 22169, 24 July 1935

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