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Mbashe Bridge
Idutywa (Dutywa) district, Eastern Cape

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT of the CAPE COLONY: Architect
Joseph NEWEY: Engineer

Date:1893
Type:Bridge
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
31°55'08.90" S 28°26'56.74" E

A steel lattice girder bridge comprising pairs of rivetted circular cast iron columns (filled with concrete) supporting the lattice girder bridge of rivetted hot rolled steel components. Circa 1895

On the N2 between Mthatha and Idutywa - crossing the Mbashe (Bashee) River.

Submitted by William MARTINSON

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.


Writings about this entry

Walters, Dennis. 2014. Bridging the Eastern Cape : the life and work of Joseph Newey. East London: Coral Tree Press. pg 124 B39