Transport for NSW has installed the biggest new bridge on the Parramatta Light Rail project across James Ruse Drive in Rosehill. 

Weighing 1425-tonnes, 64-metres long and 16-metres high, the bronze-coloured steel arch structure was installed during a meticulous overnight engineering operation by four self-propelled modular transporters.

The bridge has become the state’s second longest steel arch bridge span, and will provide customers access to the new Tramway Avenue light rail stop on the western side of James Ruse Drive, and connect to the five-kilometre walking and bike-riding path along the Camellia to Carlingford corridor.

Thank you for your submissions. The submission period is now closed.

Next steps

1. Bridge Naming Consultation Panel 

A Bridge Naming Consultation Panel consisting of invited local stakeholders will review and assess the name suggestions received during the public consultation period. The Panel will provide a recommended name/s to Transport for NSW, who are the bridge naming authority in New South Wales.

2. Transport for NSW will approve the recommended name provided that:

  • The name has wide community support
  • An Aboriginal name (if chosen) has the support of local Aboriginal groups
  • The name is consistent with Geographical Names Board place name criteria.

3. Approved bridge name will be announced.


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