Story Bridge, Brisbane River, 1940-


The story bridge, opened on 6 July, 1940, it is the largest steel cantilever bridge in Australia

It was constructed for the Bureau of Industry by a local consortium, Evans Deakin – Hornibrook Constructions Pty. Ltd. Dr J.J.C. Bradfield, Mr J.A. (Later Sir James) Holt and Bureau of Industry staff were responsible for the design and supervision of construction.

The bridge was the focus of a major maintenance and refurbishment program during the 1990s. The bridge is a vital link in Brisbane’s traffic system and now carries 75,000 vehicles in a day. 


Marker Type

  • HEM: Historic Engineering Marker (to 2008)