Roads and Maritime Services manages 847 bridges in the Hunter Region including two opening bridges at Swansea and Hexham.
Transport for NSW funded emergency repair work on Brig O’Johnston Bridge at Clarence Town.
The New South Wales Government funded a major project to repaint Martin Bridge.
The NSW Government is funding the Monkerai Bridge upgrade as part of its $145 million Bridges for the Bush commitment to improve road freight productivity in regional NSW and reduce timber bridge maintenance costs by replacing or upgrading bridges.
Old Mooney Mooney Creek Bridge on the Old Pacific Highway is a steel truss bridge built in 1930.
Transport for NSW has completed major essential maintenance work to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the bridge.
Roads and Maritime is responsible for building new bridges, upgrading and maintaining existing bridges and regularly monitoring structural integrity of the bridges.
In the Hunter Region, 26 bridges have been identified for conservation in the Roads and Maritime Timber Truss Bridge Conservation Strategy which was developed in consultation with the Heritage Council of NSW. The strategy addresses the long term management of these structures and aims to establish a balance between infrastructure provision and heritage conservation.