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Bridgewater Bridge Development


Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:March 2013 - December 2015
Estimated Project Cost:$6,400,000
Australian Government Contribution:$6,400,000
Local Council/Shire:Brighton Council,Derwent Valley Council

Project Description

As part of the development phase, this project involved land acquisition for the future construction of a new bridge crossing of the Derwent River to replace the existing Bridgewater Bridge.


Early acquisition of property titles to create certainty for property owners and reduce risks related to land tenure.

Reservation of the project corridor.


The Australian Government committed $6.4 million to this part of the development phase of the project.


Arrangements for land acquisitions commenced in early 2013.  The final property acquisition was finalised in December 2015.

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Project details last updated: 15/12/2015