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Alan Wilke Bridge restoration

When ex-tropical cyclone Debbie passed over the Gold Coast in March 2017, the Alan Wilke Bridge was severely damaged.

The eastern approach to the Alan Wilke Bridge was destroyed, and flood water eroded the banks of the Albert River that join the bridge.

Reopening the bridge has been the top priority for our flood recovery team who fast-tracked works to open ahead of schedule.

The Alan Wilke Bridge on Stanmore Road reopened to traffic on Saturday 19 August 2017.

The bridge is open and all works have been completed.

We thank you for your patience while we repaired the bridge and road.

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Bridge restoration works

Date Details
April 2017 Bridge closure and safety assessments
May 2017 Structural and engineering investigations
15 May 2017 Site establishment
17 May 2017 Earth works commence
June 2017 Structural repair design
Road pavement restoration works
June to August 2017 Bridge repair works
19 August 2017 Bridge opened to traffic at 12 noon
August 2017 to January 2018 Final site works in progress
23 February 2018 All works completed

More information

For more information, please contact us directly.

Phone: 1300 GOLD COAST (1300 465 326)
Email: roadrecovery@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

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