Department of State GrowthTransport

Freight Access Bridge Upgrades Program

The Freight Access Bridge Upgrades Program will upgrade state road bridges in order to allow for high-productivity freight vehicles (HPFV).  

Bridge locations

Construction status

Blackman River Bridge and Flood Opening

Works on the Blackman River Bridge and flood opening have started and will end June 2018.

Construction update: Monday, 21 May to Friday 29 June.

Impact to road users: Reduced speed limit and lane closure at all times. The lane width will be reduced to 4 metres during the week, and 3.2 metres during weekends. Over-Size Over-Mass vehicles which exceed these width restrictions are asked to make alternative arrangements or to contact Tom Gibbs, VEC Civil Engineering Pty Ltd, on 0419 849 057 at least 24 hours prior to travel to arrange access. Delays are to be expected

More information

To ensure the safety of road users and construction staff, please obey all traffic signs and allow extra time for travelling through these work sites.


For more information please contact the Project Manager, Kevin Bourne, on 6166 3422 or via email at:

Dunrobin Bridge site contact: Aaron Brimfield, BridgePro Engineering Pty Ltd, 0418 512 125

Blackman River Bridge and Flood Opening contact: Tom Gibbs, VEC Civil Engineering Pty Ltd, 0419 849 057.