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Westgate Bridge (15-10-1970) Category: Landmarks
Picture of Westgate Bridge
The Westgate Bridge is the second-longest bridge in Australia. It is a cable-stayed bridge and has a span of 2582.6 metres. The Westgate Bridge collapsed on 15 October 1970, resulting in the deaths of 35 people. The bridge was rebuilt and completed in 1978.