History and Heritage Reports

Monkerai Bridge is a timber truss bridge over the Karuah River at Monkerai, New South Wales. It is located on the unsealed Weismantels-Dingadee Road (Main Road No.101), also known as Monkerai Road, it was constructed as part of the original formation of that line of road. Of the Old PWD design, the bridge was constructed in 1882, making it the second-oldest surviving timber truss road bridge in New South Wales, it is also the most intact example of its kind.

 Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Sid French

 

 

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