Exciting phase for Nowra Bridge Project
Parliamentary Secretary and Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock said a considerable amount of work needs to be carried out during the next six months before the new bridge can open to traffic.
“With the new bridge now spanning across the Shoalhaven River, the focus has moved to dismantling the casting yard near Scenic Drive, removing the rock platform from the river, building up the abutments and constructing the new road approaches,” Ms Hancock said.
“Work will also continue on the new bridge as it is fixed into position on the piers, drainage systems are connected, and safety barriers and street lights are installed, all before the asphalting begins.”
Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway said motorists and other road users will notice a lot of work happening north of the bridge in the coming weeks.
“This work will include pavement replacement which is due to start in coming weeks at the intersection of the Princes Highway with Bolong Road, along with moving traffic onto the new widened section of Bomaderry Creek Bridge,” Mr Farraway said.
“Some of this work will be staged over a couple of weekends to reduce the impact on road users during the week.”
“The community would be informed of the dates and impacts of scheduled work in advance.
“There’s a lot of big things coming up and we thank the community for their patience during this exciting time for the project.”
For more information about the project visit: nswroads.work/nowrabridge
For more information contact the Office of Shelley Hancock MP: 4421 0222 or www.shelleyhancockmp.com.au.