Calderwood Bridge

Client
Lendlease Communities
Value
$5.4 Million
Period
2017
Location
Calderwood, NSW
Expertise
Bridges
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Key Features

Construction of a 144m long bridge connecting Stage 1A of the Calderwood community to the Illawarra Highway.

  • The construction of a 144m long bridge over the Macquarie Rivulet
  • The management of environmental impacts to the Macquarie Rivulet during construction of the subdivision and bridge
  • The management of strict deadlines, and extensive changes to design during construction

Challenge

Calderwood Valley is home to the Macquarie Rivulet which is 23 km in length and runs through the Illawarra escarpment.

Building a bridge over the Macquarie Rivulet brought a range of environmental management processes to ensure there was no impact sustained to the waterway. This bridge a was massive 144 metres long and required a specialist team to manage this project.