Clarence Valley Independent

End in sight for work on new Sportsmans Creek Bridge

The landscape of Lawrence is rapidly changing as work progresses on the new $27 million crossing of Sportsmans Creek.

Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis said all 30 Super T Girders for the bridge have been lifted into place, while the new Bridge Street and Grafton Street intersection is nearing completion.

“The structure is really taking shape, with concrete pouring well under way for the bridge deck as well as the installation of permanent barriers and pedestrian handrails,” he said.

“There’s plenty more to do including asphalting for the new road approaches and the installation of new street lighting at the southern side of the bridge.

“When the project is completed in the coming months, safety and traffic flow will be significantly improved for the Lawrence community.”

Mr Gulaptis reminded motorists Grafton Street will remain closed to traffic until landscaping and other associated work is completed.

When the new crossing opens to traffic, Clarence Valley Council has decided it will continue to be called the ’Sportsmans Creek Bridge.’

More information on the NSW Government funded project including a community update is available on the Roads and Maritime Services website

The community will be kept informed as the project progresses towards completion.

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