Bridge maintenance

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We look after more than 145 bridges! This includes, road bridges, pedestrian bridges, flood mitigation channel bridges and timber wharfs.

We spend about $1 Million maintaining our bridges each year, as well as applying for State and Federal Government grants to helps us with major upgrades.

Bridge Maintenance Program

Our Bridge Maintenance Program forms an integral part of our overall Bridge Management Strategy, ensuring this important community infrastructure remains safe and reliable to meet the level of service required by the community. It includes reactive maintenance, urgent repairs and proactive routine maintenance. 

Working in conjunction with our Bridge Maintenance Program is our Bridge Replacement Program which is focused on replacing, rehabilitating and upgrading high priority bridges throughout the region. 

Current works - September 2021

  • Costigans Road Bridge - pile damage propping and bridge repairs
  • Rawdon Island Bridge - Repairs after structural issues found post floods

Upcoming program to June 2022

  • Black Creek Bridge, Lorne - timber bridge repairs
  • Bril Bril Bridge, Rollands Plains - timber bridge rehabilitation and strengthening (pending Federal Government grant funding)
  • Donkins Flat Bridge, Wingham Road, Comboyne - replace timber bridge with concrete culvert (pending Federal Government grant funding)
  • Old School Road Bridge, Herons Creek - replace timber bridge with concrete culvert (pending Federal Government grant funding)
  • Crowe Roods Bridge, Bellangry - timber bridge repairs