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This was the second bridge over the Manawatu River in Palmerston North, replacing the original structure built in 1877. It was constructed by Fletcher Construction and remained until 1986 when it proved too small for the volume of traffic, particularly as it serves the main route to Massey University. This photograph shows the supports and underneath of the Fitzherbert Bridge during construction.

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2010N_Br32_3138
Title
Construction of Fitzherbert Bridge
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Br 32
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Fitzherbert Bridge, Palmerston North
Date
1933 to 1935

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Palmerston North City Library

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