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Avon River Bridge

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Not started
Transport Mode:Rail
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2019 - Early 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$95,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$86,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Wellington Shire Council

Project Description

The project will construct a new rail bridge over the Avon River, south of Stratford, and decomission the existing bridge.


The project will replace the existing bridge which is at end of life, resulting in the removal of temporary speed restrictions over the Avon River Bridge.


The Australian Government is contributing $86 million to the project and the Victorian Government $9 million.


The project is expected to commence construction in late 2019 and be complete in early 2021.

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Project details last updated: 16/08/2018