Mangere Bridge(s)

Day 279, Sunday 27 May 2018

I parked at the south end of the Old Mangere Bridge today and walked across it. I used to cross this bridge frequently before the new bridge opened beside it in 1983. I’ve given little thought to the old bridge since then, but I knew it was still being used by cyclists and pedestrians. The bridge is due to be replaced by a new pedestrian/cycle bridge in the near future.

I walked back along the pedestrian path over the new Mangere Bridge. My timing was fortuitous, as it rained quite heavily while I was in this sheltered area.

Top left photo: The new bridge. Top right: The new bridge’s pedestrian walkway. Bottom: Old Mangere Bridge.

Distance travelled: 31 km. Total distance so far: 36,011 km

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