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Watch The Sydney New Year's Eve Fireworks Display Get Built

Piece by painstaking piece, the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge is turned into a giant fireworks plinth in the weeks leading up the the turn of the calendar. Construction crews have been working around the clock to build this year’s centrepiece on the bridge, and Telstra is taking us behind the scenes to look at how it’s done.

This curious little video doesn’t tell us a huge amount about the New Year’s Eve fireworks display, but it does tell us that 14 kilometres of light rope is being used to make the centrepiece on the Harbour Bridge.

Everyone on the project has been sworn to secrecy, and one of the heads of construction tells us that not even his wife knows what’s going to be on the bridge until New Year. That’s some hardcore secret-keeping.

Check out the video and tell us in the comments what your plans are for the big night.

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