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Bridge Street Nairne Pedestrian Bridge

March 2015

The installation of the pedestrian bridge and construction of the retaining wall, fencing, lighting and asphalt pathway is now complete.

Bridge St Bridge 1

Bridge St Bridge 2

 

January 2015

The District Council of Mount Barker recently awarded the contract to install a Pedestrian Bridge at Bridge Street, Nairne to Camco (SA) Pty Ltd.

The project will comprise preparation of the Bridge Street site, removal of the bridge from its temporary location at Hurling Drive and installation at Bridge Street.  Also included is the construction of a retaining wall, fencing, lighting and a rubble pathway.

Construction will commence in late January 2015 with completion expected by June 2015, subject to weather and any unforeseen circumstances.

The cost of this project is $100,000 which will deliver improved safety, access and amenity for the community.

Council will be working very closely with the contractor to ensure pedestrian and vehicle safety is well considered during construction.

Bridge Street Pedestrian Bridge Specifications and Drawings(1357 kb)

 

Background

The Nairne Township Master Plan endorsed by Council in 2013, identified the need to provide improved pedestrian linkages for the township of Nairne.  Further information on the Master Plan is available at http://www.dcmtbarker.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?u=913#e1485

This project will contribute a connection to the existing trail network as identified in the Mount Barker, Littlehampton and Nairne Trails Plan and provide a strategic link to the oval recreational complex.  Further information on the Trails Plan is available at http://www.dcmtbarker.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?u=1033#e3128