The Longest Bridge in Australia
Macleay Valley Bridge is a remarkable engineering feat, as a result standing as the country’s longest bridge. The bridge spans a distance of 3.2 km, evidently making it a vital transportation link for the area. It was officially opened on 27 March 2013 by the Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Anthony Albanese MP, after a preview walk for visitors on 24 February 2013.
The construction of the Bridge was an ambitious project, in effect requiring the installation of 941 concrete beams supported by 93 piers. The feat was completed On October 2012, and eventually, a few months later, traffic and visitors were activated there. The bridge is part of a 14.5 km stretch of a divided highway consisting of four lanes of traffic, two in each direction, each with a width of 3.5 meters.
Australia’s longest bridge was constructed as part of the $618 million Kempsey Bypass project and the Australian government funded through the Building Australia Fund. Evidently, the bridge itself was a major part of this project, with a cost of $185 million. Abigroup, Was responsible for building the bridge.
Scaffolds in Australia’s longest bridge
Building the longest bridges often requires the use of scaffolds for several reasons. Scaffolds provide a stable platform for workers to stand on while constructing the bridge, also allow workers to reach high areas and ensure their safety while they work on the bridge. To make it easier to build the bridge efficiently. Additionally, scaffolds are used to transport materials and equipment to the work site,
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