Centennial Commemoration of Montagu’s De Waal Bridge
The bridge, the oldest in the area, is now solely used as a foot crossing. Generally, it is used by learners making their way to and from school. Several years ago, the bridge was used as a one-way for motorists.
Initially, there was no connection between the old town and the Montagu South area. The De Waal Bridge was the only connection between these two areas of the town.
The bridge was officially opened in 1915 by Lady Sara de Waal, wife of the first Administrator of the Cape in the new Union of South Africa, Sir Frederick de Waal, after whom it was named.
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