News report on the opening of the West Gate Bridge with an interview with Elsa Davis.

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  • Reporter6: The largest cable-stayed, box-skirted bridge in the Southern Hemisphere is now open. It's called the Westgate Bridge and it spans high across the Yarra River, which has always divided east and western Melbourne.
  • Elsa Davis: Oh it's paradise -- it's really unbelievable anything like this. I didn't think it was like this. It's so high. It's so wonderful.
  • What can you see? 
  • The view and the Yarra. The Yarra. And everything. You can see the whole of Melbourne. Far greater than the Sydney one, the Harbour Bridge. Although that's wonderful too. 
  • It is, isn't it?
  • Yes it is, because this is longer. Oh yes. 
  • Are you happy?
  • Happy? My happy day today.
  • Elsa Davis -- isn't she a lovely lady
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