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The iconic Avon Bridge in Northam was reopened to traffic last Friday 4th August 2017, after an eight month closure for refurbishment works. Main Roads and the Shire of Northam opened the bridge on Friday evening in conjunction with the Avon River Festival parade to allow members of the public to get an up close look at the newly refurbished bridge, before opening it to traffic at 7.00pm.
The refurbishment works included widening of traffic lanes, a new wider footpath, upgrading the guardrail, replacement of the bridge deck and strengthening works. 

The Avon Bridge was built in 1940 and is used by an average of 5,600 vehicles per day.
SRG Civil undertook refurbishment took a refurbishment of the aging Newcastle Road Bridge (Avon Bridge), at a cost of $4.4 million.

Main Roads and the Shire of Northam would like to thank the public for their patience during the construction period. 
The new improvements have increased community safety and the overall lifespan of this iconic bridge.
Further Information

Phone: 138 138

Email: enquiries@mainroads.wa.gov.au

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