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

Dunrobin Bridge, Ellendale

Dunrobin Bridge will be closed to all traffic between the following times:

    • 8:00 pm Friday, 18 May – 6:00 am Monday, 21 May.

In addition to the closure times and restrictions above, heavy vehicles with a mass of more than 25 tonnes will be unable to use Dunrobin Bridge at all on the following days:

  • Monday, 14 May
  • Monday, 21 May.

During these closures times road users are advised to seek alternate routes.

For more information regarding these closures please contact Aaron Brimfield from BridgePro Engineering Pty Ltd: 6441 5274.

Blackman River Bridge and Flood Opening

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

Construction update: May 2018

There will be a change to traffic conditions starting Monday, 21 May. Reduced speed limits and lane closures will be in place.

Night works will also occur from Monday, 21 May to Friday, 29 June between 6:00 pm to 6:00 am.

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.

Contact

For more information please contact the Project Manager, Kevin Bourne, on 6166 3422 or via email at: info@stategrowth.tas.gov.au

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.