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Thursday, October 13, 2016

A bridge not too far

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The existing Nelligen Bridge was built in 1964 and forms part of the Kings Highway crossing of the Clyde River at Nelligen. During routine inspections it was found that some of the supporting concrete pillars under the bridge had deteriorated and that the bridge would require significant future X maintenance or replacement.

It seems the time has come to replace it. Luckily, we are at least a couple of kilometres downriver from it and won't hear too much of the construction noise. In fact, if you extend the aerial view downwards, we're about where you see the red X in the preceding paragraph.