Upgrades on the Grange Road bridge were completed over the weekend, which signified yet another significant milestone being achieved for the $896 million Torrens to Torrens North-South Corridor project.
The bridge that is located on the intersection of South and Grange roads and Manton Street had twenty concrete bridge beams that weighed 50 tonnes were all individually set before the construction put into place via a crane over the course of the weekend as the Torrens to Torrens North-South Corridor project nears one-third of overall completion.
New areas of complete South Road surface roads are currently open to traffic; whilst numerous major works have also been completed include the installation of the Port Road bridge supports.
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan spoke of the benefits of the project, and the timeframe for its completion.
“With one-third of the Torrens to Torrens upgrade already complete, the installation of the Grange Road bridge beams marks another major milestone in this $896 million project, which is employing hundreds of South Australians.
When complete, motorists will use the Grange Road bridge to travel over what will become the new non-stop lowered motorway”
The Bridge is expected to be completed and fully operational by the close of 2016.
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