A number of temporary challenges; including influenza, COVID, continued weather events and a pre-existing staff shortage are impacting the timeliness and effective delivery of our services.Please continue to get in touch with us, report issues, and send enquiries - we will be in contact as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience.
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.
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.