Coleman Bridge links hill street and new bridge road near clarke quay. In the past, the bridge creates a boundary between downtown core and the singapore river planning area, located within Singapore's central district. This bridge was the second bridge built across singapore river and has undergo many changes, it was one constructed with timber than replaced by iron and finally concrete due to the heavy traffic flow.
Eglin Bridge was named after Lord Eglin, governor-general of India in 1929, it was the first fridge across the river. It allowed access between the indian merchants of high street and the chinese community.
Cavenagh Bridge is the oldest bridge in singapore that is still in its original form. Its original name was edinburgh named after a duke but was later named after Major General Cavenagh. It linked the northern bank to the commercial district.