Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Newcastle Port – Kooragang Island (Tourle Street Bridge Duplication)

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2016 - Mid 2018
Estimated Project Cost:$75,952,942
Australian Government Contribution:$37,976,471
Local Council/Shire:Newcastle City Council

Project Description

The project duplicated the Tourle Street Bridge and included approach works at Kooragang Island.


The project has improved freight productivity on Tourle Street and Cormorant Road and enhanced the safety and environmental performance of the corridor.


The Australian and NSW governments funded this project on a 50:50 basis.


Construction on the project commenced in June 2016 and was completed in June 2018.

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Project details last updated: 16/06/2020