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

Murrabrine Bridge Upgrade, Cobargo

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2021 - Late 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$4,600,000
Australian Government Contribution:$2,300,000
Local Council/Shire:Bega Valley Shire Council
State:NSW

Project Description

This project will deliver a new TfNSW compliant two-lane concrete bridge over Murrabrine Creek along Wandella Road in Cobargo, Bega Valley. The new bridge is designed by Andrew Marshman of Marshman ONeill Engineers and will replace the current timber bridge, which is approaching the end of its serviceable life. The new bridge will ensure all traffic access along the route, including Gross Mass Limited (GML) heavy vehicles such as fully laden milk tankers, concrete trucks and cattle transports.

Benefits

This project is expected to improve freight accessibility and load limits and increase local producer productivity and will help Council meet its community strategic plan outcomes.

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $2.3 million to this project, with the Bega Valley Shire Council committing $2.3 million, bringing the total project funding commitment to $4.6 million.

Timetable

The project commenced construction August 2021 and is expected to be completed by late 2022.

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Project details last updated: 23/09/2022