Party time on bridge

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

TENS of thou­sands of peo­ple flocked to Bris­bane’s Story Bridge yesterday to mark the struc­ture’s 75th an­niver­sary. The kilo­me­tre- long, her­itage­listed bridge was closed to traf­fic as 74,000 peo­ple took ad­van­tage of food stalls and en­ter­tain­ment. Mayor Graham Quirk praised the event de­spite a tick­et­ing er­ror that opened the bridge to thou­sands more pa­trons than or­gan­is­ers had in­tended.

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