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Saltwater River Bridge Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2017 - Mid 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$120,500
Australian Government Contribution:$60,250
Local Council/Shire:Tasman Council

Project Description

The project replaced the existing timber bridge over Saltwater River with a new single lane bridge deck and guard rails, using the existing concrete abutments.


The project has improved safety, increased load capacity, improved freight efficiency and reduced maintenance costs.


The total cost of the project was $120,500.  The Australian Government and the Tasman Council each committed $60,250 to the project.


Construction commenced on 7 April 2017 and was completed on 14 July 2017.

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Project details last updated: 24/09/2018