What is significant?
The Wooden Road Bridge over Konong Creek on O'Malleys Road is a simple timber road bridge, supported by large square cut timber posts. The exact date of construction is unknown, but it is likely to be associated with the Closer settlement or Soldier settlement movements in the late nineteenth century or early twentieth century, when much of the land in this area was opened up and subdivided. The bridge is in fair condition and retains a high degree of integrity.
How is it significant?
The wooden road bridge is of historical significance to the Southern Grampians Shire.]
Why is it significant?
The wooden road bridge is of historical significance as it is a surviving example of an early twentieth century timber road bridge which is associated with the opening up of land previously held in large runs, with the advent of closer and soldier settlement. Of further historical importance is the relatively simple construction technique and materials which have been used, illustrating a previous construction method and transport requirement, as the advent of automobiles has demanded stronger structures and materials be used for bridges.