Projects & Works

Progress in Eunony Bridge upgrade works

Published: 20 Mar 2020 2:43pm

Work on the $10.6M upgrade of Wagga Wagga’s Eunony Bridge is underway with the first section of top deck being removed.

The large crane towering over the work site has been operational and lifting the first of five sections to be replaced in the widening and strengthening of the bridge.

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack inspected the project this week and also announced that Round Five of the Bridges Renewal Program is now open.

Council’s Director Commercial Operations Caroline Angel said it was promising to see the project progress quickly in the first weeks of the bridge closure.

“Our contractors BMD and Delta have made an excellent start on the project,” Ms Angel said.

“It’s a positive step in a long process. I’m looking forward to seeing more progress delivered in the weeks ahead.

“The Deputy Prime Minister was impressed with the works so far and pleased to get the opportunity to get a visual of how Federal Government funding for the project is being spent.”

Council has received $9.8M in Federal and State government funding towards the project.

Eunony Bridge will be closed until 1 August 2020, weather permitting.

For more information on the Eunony Bridge upgrade visit our Eunony Bridge Upgrade project page.

Image: Member for Riverina Michael McCormack (left) and Council Senior Project Manager Silas Darby discuss the Eunony Bridge project on site this week.