Bridges closed

June 19, 2017

Watt Rd Bridge in Mooroopna will be closed for works this week.

Toolamba bridge on Bridge Rd and Watt Rd bridge in Mooroopna will be closed this week while works take place.

A Greater Shepparton City Council spokesperson said the Watt Rd bridge would be closed to traffic tomorrow and Wednesday from 8am to 5pm for structural inspections.

Toolamba bridge will be closed to traffic on Thursday and Friday from 8am to 5pm for structural inspections.

According to council, inspections of the bridges were in addition to the routine inspections and were required ahead of the rehabilitation of the bridges.

The spokesperson said the rehabilitation works were scheduled during the 2017-18 financial year, but were subject to funding and the sourcing of a contractor to undertake the works.

Greater Shepparton City Council’s acting infrastructure director Michael Freeman apologised for any inconvenience to users and encouraged residents to report any actions which failed to adhere to the closures to the police or council.

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