ACCIONA Infrastructure as part of Acciona Ferrovial Joint Venture (AFJV), has been engaged to design and build the new bridge over the Clarence River at Harwood, located on the Pacific Highway, in New South Wales.
Location: Harwood, NSW, Australia
Our role: Design and construct
Infrastructure: Design and construction of 1.5km single deck bridge
Project value: Part of the overall AU$4.36 billion Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade
Estimated completion date: End 2019
Construction of the new bridge involves:
The project is part of the larger AU $4.36 billion Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade and is jointly funded by the state and federal governments.
Once complete, the upgrade will improve road safety, reduce travel times and increase transport efficiency.
Having executed the construction contract in July 2016, early works including detailed design, geotechnical investigations and flood modelling have started on the bridge over the Clarence River at Harwood.