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Media comment: Rattler Bridge costs

9 May 2018

The Gympie Times

 

Please provide comments/budget details around improvements to Rattler Railway Bridges:
 

Group 1: Work completed – money spent

Completed works:

  • Station Road Rail Bridge $22,900.00        
  • Station Footbridge (making safe only - not usable) - $10,000.
  • Crescent Road Rail Bridge $208,246.00      
  • John Street Rail Bridge $225,719.32     
  • Mary River Rail Bridge $222,150.00     
  • Trout Road Rail Bridge $449,742.77
  • Lagoon Pocket Rail Bridge $436,732.90      
  • Butler Road Rail Bridge $324,693.50      
  • Gilldora Road Rail Bridge (one that can be seen from Mary Valley Road - bridgeworks complete - contractor still to reinstate transom sleepers and rails) $353,267.55      
  • Hutchins Road Rail Bridge 18.00 (2nd rail bridge beside Hutchins Road) $233,529.50      
  • Amamoor Creek Rail Bridge $196,486.00  

 

Group 2: Work in progress

  • Nashville Rail Bridge (just south of the Graham Street Road Bridge - original scope completed - couple of additional piles to be replaced over the next few weeks - approx. 3 days' work) $80,960.00        
  • Deep Creek Rail Bridge (timber spans complete - additional works currently underway on central steel spans - approx. 4-5 days' work) - $1,487,197.52   
  • Gilldora Road Rail Bridge (one that can be seen from Mary Valley Road - bridgeworks complete - contractor still to reinstate transom sleepers and rails) –  $353,267.55      
  • Dagun Creek Rail Bridge (200m south of Dagun Station - bridgeworks complete - contractor in process of reinstating transom sleepers and rails) - $486,453.25      
  • Hutchins Road Rail Bridge 17.94 (1st rail bridge beside Hutchins Road - all but complete - completion anticipated within the next week) - $353,638.69     .

 

Group 3: Work to commence

  • Klotz Rail Bridge (600m north of Dagun Station - schedule to commence Wednesday 9 May [delayed due rain on Monday 7 & Tuesday 8 May] - completion anticipated in week ending Friday 8 June) - $453,281.96      

 

The other bridges you listed aren’t apart of the project, with most being ‘road over rail’ bridges.