The building of the bridge decks is now underway.

Windsor Bridge replacement

The NSW Government is funding this project to help improve traffic flow and provide a reliable and safe crossing of the Hawkesbury River.

Work to be carried out in October 2019

The final bridge launch was completed on 16 September 2019, ahead of schedule.

Concrete work will continue at each abutment to complete the bridge approaches.

Now that we have launched all bridge segments, we will continue to remove the concrete casting bed from the northern end of the new bridge and its supporting structures.

The marine access platforms will remain in position as we reconfigure the bridge bearings, scheduled to commence this month. Our floating pontoons may remain in place to provide access for this work.

The barge will remain in place in the project area.

We are upgrading the existing sewer infrastructure between the areas north and south of the river.

To complete this work new sewer infrastruvture will be installed and tied into the existing sewer infrastructure.

We are also upgrading the electrical network along Bridge Street and surrounding areas.

This includes the decommissioning of some of the old streetlights and installing new streetlights and poles. We are installing new underground networks are also being installed to provide power for future services and some new electrical lanterns.

We will also remove an existing water main along the southern side of Wilberforce Road. Work will include some investigation and preparation work to connect existing customer services to the larger existing mains.

New underground provisions for traffic control will continue to be networks along Bridge Street between Macquarie Street and George Street.

To support this we will install new:

  • pits
  • underground infrastructure
  • new footings for the new poles.

We will continue to notify affected residents separately before any proposed noisy or night works.

Work is continuing near the intersection of Bridge and George Streets includes footpath reinstatement and finishing paving work.

This work involves roadwork and landscaping and will continue east of the new bridge from the George and Bridge streets intersection, downhill to The Terrace.

The work behind the barriers continues and includes archaeology, building new road surfaces, installing services and overhead electrical work.

Work will commence to build the new road alignment on the northern side of the river. During this time there will be an increase in truck movements.

We will continue to notify affected residents separately before any proposed noisy or night work.

Archaeologists will continue to work in the project area when required.

Work will generally be carried out during standard construction hours between 7am and 6pm on weekdays and from 8am to 1pm on Saturday.

The out of hours work will continue into October along Bridge Street between Macquarie Street and George Street between 9pm and 5am Monday to Friday.

There will also be some extended hours on Saturdays from 8am to 4pm.

There may be some noise and disruption associated with this work including vehicle movements. We are continuing to make every effort to minimise noise and disruption to the community during construction.

Temporary traffic changes (including lane closures, road closures and detours) will be in place to ensure the work zone is safe. Please follow the direction of traffic controllers and signs.

For the latest traffic updates, you can call 132 701, visit livetraffic.com or download the Live Traffic NSW App.

Thank you for your patience during this important work.

RMS have engaged with Western Sydney University to take photographs and video footage of the existing Windsor Bridge. Special permission has been granted to fly a drone over the existing Windsor Bridge around mid-October.

Please note: The Hawkesbury Paddle Wheeler continues to operate and will be picking up and dropping off passengers from a temporary mooring at Governor Phillip Park boat ramp wharf.

For more information contact Ian: 0401 798 088

Please contact us on 1800 983 657, email windsorbridge@georgiou.com.au.

Project documents

Project notifications

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October 2019 project notification

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March 2019 project notification

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Project updates

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Contact us

For more information please contact the project team:

Phone: 1800 712 909

Email: windsor_bridge@rms.nsw.gov.au

Post: Windsor Bridge replacement project, PO Box 973, Parramatta NSW 2124.

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