Narooma is a small town in the New South Wales. The heritage town of Central Tilba is nearby to the south. The city is located on the Narooma Terrane which used to be separated by thousand of kilometers from the Australian coast. The town was regarded as a tourist destination from the early 20th century. The local oyster industry was established around the year 1900. Today are the main industries tourism, timber and fishing. The family beaches, surfing, waterways and surrounding state forests make the town an attractive holiday destination.
The Narooma bridge was the first major bridge, which was constructed on the Princes Highway by the Main Roads Board. The bridge crosses the Wagonga Inlet and was built between 1929 and 1931. The Narooma bridge is made of concrete and steel and has three spans. It is one of two bascule span bridges of its type remaining in state in 2002. A footpath was added to the eastern side of the bridge in the year 1960.