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Road Bridge over the Orange River - General Hertzog Bridge
Aliwal North, Eastern Cape

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT: Engineer

Date:1935-1937
Type:Bridge
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
30°41'08.29" S 26°42'19.21" E Alt: 1301m

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This bridge replaced the Frere Bridge built in 1880.

Transcription of the bronze plaques on the low walls at the south entry onto the bridge.

English:

GENERAL HERTZOG
BRIDGE

DESIGNED AND ERECTED BY THE
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
DURING THE YEARS 1935-1937
TO REPLACE THE FRERE BRIDGE
ERECTED HERE IN 1880

Afrikaans:

GENERAAL HERTZOG
BRUG

ONTWERP EN GEBOU DEUR DIE
DEPARTEMENT VAN PUBLIEKE WERKE
GEDURENDE DIE JARE 1935 - 1937
OM DIE FRERE - BRUG IN 1880
HIER GEBOU TE VERVANG