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Bridges

Tauranga City Council owns and maintains 12 bridges throughout the city.

The longest is the Chapel Street bridge at 134m. 

The shortest bridge is the Oropi Road Bridge south of SH29 at 13m long.

Bridge inspection is carried out annually from which maintenance requirements are identified and repairs carried out.

Additionally, there are NZ Transport Agency owned State Highway bridges, including the longest bridge, the harbour bridge at 480m long. The bridge clearance level is 9.5m from the high spring tide water level to the apex of the bridge.

The first harbour bridge was opened on 13/3/1988. The second harbour bridge was opened in December 2009. The harbour bridges and flyover are known as the Harbour Link.


Last Reviewed: 22/02/2017