It’s not the Baysie Bridge but gee whiz, Sutherland Street bridge near Watertown sure looked like it on Tuesday arvo after a rubbish truck got caught in the bridge’s clutches.

What’s interesting is that the notorious Bayswater Bridge’s clearance was a formidable 3.8m but, but, but Sutherland St is an even more snug 3.7m.

According to, the last truck to run the the gauntlet – and lose – was almost a year ago on February 27, 2023, a couple of months before its luxurious 4.8m successor took over, bringing a close to an incredible era.

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