The NSW Government has announced the new Nepean River Green Bridge would best be located on the site of the historic punt crossing in the vicinity of Punt Road to Old Ferry Road.
Preferred Bridge Design
Three possible bridge designs were on display for community feedback until 12 October 2012.
In response to issues raised by the community, the NSW Government revisited the bridge designs sought for the Preliminary Bridge Design Options Report including the KI Studio truss bridge.
The KI Studio design has been chosen as the preferred option as it best addresses the main concerns raised by the community, including the requirement for a wide clear span underneath the bridge for rowing activities.
The bridge design also meets the option selection assessment criteria and the objectives of promoting Penrith as a river city.
Further information is available in the Bridge Design Evaluation Report (PDF, 17MB).
Following community feedback on the KI Studio bridge designs, RMS will finalise the detailed design of the bridge. A review of environmental factors will be prepared on the concept design prior to construction starting in 2014.
For further information please contact Gina Kelly, RMS Community Engagement via email Nepeanbridge@rms.nsw.gov.au or 1800 822 486.