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Old Murray Bridge Closed Tuesday 14 and Friday 17 April 2015

CONNECT - Message from the Chief Executive

8 April 2015

The Old Murray Bridge will be closed to motorists for two days on Tuesday 14 April and Friday 17 April 2015, between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm for maintenance works to maintain the longevity of the 136 year old bridge.

Maintenance works on the Old Murray Bridge has been underway since early this year to replace the original bearings of the bridge piers. On Tuesday 14 April and Friday 17 April jacking of bridge will be required to complete the works. During the jacking the bridge will be closed in both directions for the safety of motorists.

Pedestrians and cyclists will still have access to the bridge on the shared use path. Signage and detours will be in place to alert the community.
The department would like to thank motorists for their patience and understanding during this important closure.

The bridge works are expected to be complete by end of May 2015.