Item 1609 - Nelson Mandela Bridge in Newtown, Johannesburg

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2019-2-4-5-1609

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Nelson Mandela Bridge in Newtown, Johannesburg

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  • 19 July 2003 (Creation)

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Human geography named after Mandela

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Source: Johannesburg City website

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The largest cable-stayed bridge in South Africa (284m). Links the cultural precinct of Newtown with other key areas identified in the inner city renewal project of the City of Johannesburg. The bridge was opened by Nelson Mandela in 2003. It won an award for outstanding civil engineering achievement by the South African Institute of Civil Engineers (SAICE).

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Nelson Mandela Tributes Database: T00160

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http://www.joburg.org.za/content/view/1676/188/

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