Nelligen, New South Wales


Transport for NSW



  • Bridge


2020 – 2022

Contract value

 $100 – $150 million

Kings Highway, Nelligen Bridge Replacement 

Fast facts

349 metre

long bridge


of acid sulphate treatment and processing

1,054 m

of pipe stormwater drainage (from 375mm dia to 900mm dia)

327 no.

soil and rock nails

4,120 m2

of concrete pavements

120,000 m3

of earthworks (cut to fill and cut to spoil)


The project involves the construction of a new 11 span, 349-metre-long, 16-metre-wide bridge to the north of the existing Kings Highway bridge over the Clyde River and upgrade of approximately 1.4km of the Kings Highway approaches (including partial realignment) to the new bridge on both sides of the river, including upgrades to intersecting roads.  The new 11 span Super T bridge will accommodate 2 traffic lanes, with a 2-metre-wide shared path. The new bridge sits some 7-metres above the Clyde River and includes 2 piers over land and 8 piers over water, all with bored piles cast insitu.

Other key works include demolition of the existing bridge, new retaining walls, earthworks (including CIC treatments), pavements, stormwater drainage, footpaths/ pedestrian access, public utility adjustments/ protection, street lighting, property adjustments and landscaping.

EPL – environmental monitoring reports

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