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What year did people first cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge?

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The answer is in the question - Sydney Harbour - a harbour not a lake


It helped Sydney expand allowing people to cross easily from south Sydney to North Sydney.


To enable people to cross the harbour in a vehicle or on foot.


1 car cross the Sydney Harbour bridge in one century


Sydney Harbour Bridge crosses Port Jackson.


Figures in 2001 showed that almost 160 000 vehicles use the Sydney Harbour Bridge every day. This is despite the fact that the Sydney Harbour tunnel was built in 1992. It also doesn't take into account the number of trains that cross the bridge on the two railway lines each day.


The Sydney Harbour Bridge changed the transportation of Sydney by allowing more rapid access between the North Shore and the central business district, which previously relied on ferries, or motorists had to travel the long way around. Rail, vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic now cross the bridge.


It was built to cross the Waitemata Harbour.



It was built to connect the central business district of Sydney with the populated areas on the North Shore of Sydney and create a direct route across the harbor. Ferries also cross the waters of Port Jackson.To speed up travel from one side of the Harbour to the other. It would have been horrible having to get your loads all the way around it all the time, it isn't the smallest thing.It was built to let people cross to the other side rather than driving right around to get to the other side


Arch bridges are one of the world's most ancient bridge forms. The arch gives the bridge its essential strength. Between the engineer of the Sydney Harbour bridge, Ralph Freeman, and the designer, JCC Bradfield, this was seen as the best option for the purpose. Freeman felt that since the purpose of the bridge was to cross a wide harbour which often saw some fairly wild weather, the arch shape would be the most stable. Originally, the bridge's designer, JCC Bradfield, proposed a suspension bridge, then a cantilever bridge, which was the first proposal accepted. After that, Bradfield turned his sights towards an arch bridge, after travelling overseas and seeing the developments in light steel which made a steel arch bridge such a possibility.


the last people to cross the bridge were the natives to the Russian/Alaskan areas..


a bridge helps people cross the river


Sydney Cross is 4' 1".


Anywhere from one to four million people cross the bridge each day.


a bridge that is shaped like a cross


people can cross the Thames river


The Sydney Harbour Bridge has an arch shaped structure. It is the longest span bridge in the world. Bridge length is 1,150 m. There are two large sandstone pylons at each end, a heavy criss cross steel arch arcs across from the middle of these pylons. Many steel hangers about 1 foot square hang down from the arch to support the steel deck. The deck has 8 lanes for traffic, two rail lines a foot way and a cycleway. You can find some pics on the link below.


The advantages of a lifting bridge is so big ships can pass through while people cross the bridge.


some people visit san fransisco so they use the bridge to cross to the city


The people who used it. There was a toll to cross the bridge from the day it opened until about the 1920s.


the suspension bridge was built for people to cross over something or cars.


London Bridge in London is free to cross.


why did the animals cross the land bridge


To enable people to cross the River Thames.



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