Lenah Valley Road bridge upgrade

Lenah Valley Road bridge

The City of Hobart has replaced the road and pedestrian bridges on Lenah Valley Road over the New Town Rivulet.

The new bridge is wider for better access and also improves sight lines for safety.

The concrete and steel structure is more durable and resistant to fire and flood risks to better protect the local community from being isolated or exposed during an emergency event. The pedestrian bridge has a recycled plastic surface to improve safety for pedestrians.

The previous timber bridge was built in 1947 and we will be looking at how we can best recycle the elements from the old bridge into other places.

The project was part-funded by the Bridge Renewal Program of the Australian Government, which aims to replace timber bridges at the end of their service life.

Location

Lenah Valley Road, Lenah Valley 7008  View Map

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