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ZAR Road Bridge over the Mooi River, 'Suidbrug'
Potchefstroom, North West

DEPARTEMENT PUBLIEKE WERKEN - ZUID-AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK: Architect
William Stapleton ROYCE: Contractor
Date:1890
Client:Potchefstroom Council
Type:Bridge
Style:Wilhelmiens
Status:Demolished

Crossed the Mooi River to the South of Potchefstroom near Venterskroon at the drift near an island at the confluence with the Loop Spruit. A coursed rough-hewn ashlar abutments with a 12m free-span steel triangulated girder super-structure. Demolished for the concrete bridge that replaced it, probably in the 1960s.

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

Erasmus, Koos and Friebus, Hein. 2008. Vergete padbrûe van die ZAR : 'n oorsig van die padbrûe wat gebou en beplan is tydens die regering van die Zuid-Afrikaanse Republiek. Centurion: Koos Erasmus and Hein Friebus: . pg 34