Story: Bridges and tunnels

Denis McGrath bridge, Wellington (5th of 5)

Denis McGrath bridge, Wellington

Denis McGrath crosses ‘his’ bridge on the day it opened in 1978. McGrath was a long-term Wellington city councillor and deputy mayor. The bridge is a pedestrian overbridge across the Wellington motorway.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1978/2280/20a-F

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Bridges and tunnels - Building bridges and tunnels', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2021)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 11 Mar 2010