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Breidbach Bridge - Yellow Woods River
King William's Town district, Eastern Cape

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

Date:1899
Type:Bridge
Status:Extant


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32°53'34.57" S 27°26'36.85" E
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A girder bridge - recently made obsolete by a modern concrete bridge alongside. It is on the the old wagon road from East London to King William's Town and Grahamstown. The N2 runs past about 500 metres away to the west.

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 122 B25