Act No. 45, 1897. An Act to sanction the construction of a stone causeway, having a steel swing-pan in the centre, in substitution for the present bridge at Glebe Island. [10th December, 1897.]

Whereas, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Works Act of 1888, the Legislative Assembly did, by resolution, declare that it was expedient to carry out a certain work, namely, the construction of a stone causeway, having a steel swing-span in the centre, in substitution for the present bridge at Glebe Island...
http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/num_act/giba1897n45166.pdf

Lifting the Road on Glebe Island to the new Bridge circa 1900

From State Records NSW (Western Sydney Records Centre)
Photographs Series 17420 Items 1693 & 623-626

Lifting the Road on Glebe Island to the New Bridge circa 1900

Lifting the Road on Glebe Island to the New Bridge circa 1900

Lifting the Road on Glebe Island to the New Bridge circa 1900

Lifting the Road on Glebe Island to the New Bridge circa 1900

More on the Glebe Island Bridge at 03/11: Adapting the Glebe Island Bridge would encourage more pedestrians and cyclists