Bridge & Maintenance Projects

Stirling Highway Bridge, Fremantle

Maintenance works on Stirling Highway Bridge, over the Swan River, are planned to start in late March 2020 and be completed by August. 

Works will ensure the 40-year-old concrete bridge is maintained to current standards.

Overview

Replacing bridge bearings, which will be accessed from pier scaffolding under the bridge. Access to the pier scaffolding will be from river barges, not affecting navigational span (no impact to river traffic).

Over Mass vehicles are to comply with Main Roads' Over Mass vehicles permit management systems.

Roadworks

To allow delivery of materials, occasional single lane closures after hours will be required. The footpath will remain open at all times.

For further information please call 138 138.

Scott Street Bridge, Helena Valley

Critical maintenance works on Scott Street bridge over Helena River, are planned to start in March and due for completion within two months. 

Works will ensure the timber bridge is maintained to current standards and has adequate clearance to provide protection in the event of a fire.

All suitable vegetation cleared around the structure will be mulched and re-used locally or on other projects.

Overview

  • Strengthening the bridge piles and timber joists, completed under the bridge.
  • Localised tree pruning and clearing, in accordance with fire prevention guidelines.

Roadworks

To allow delivery of materials, single lane closures outside of peak hours may be required on Scott Street.

The footpath will remain open at all times, maintaining access to and from local schools, community facilities and retail precincts. 

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Modified: 26 Feb 2020