Bridges

Sydney Airport Bridge

Modern steel bridges provide superior investment for the infrastructure of the future.

Developments in steel bridging systems and construction methods result in cost competitive structures. Steel bridge design combines strength, spanning capability, ease of construction and pleasing aesthetics with low environmental impact.

BlueScope Steel supplies high quality products for fabricated steel solutions to bridging challenges.

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The 270 metre long bridge in Port Adelaide, South Australia, part of the Port River Expressway Stage One project
09 June 2004 Express Route
Leading South Australian steel fabrication company, Air Ride Technologies, is involved in the construction of a new 270 metre long bridge in Port Adelaide, SA, as part of the Port River Expressway Stage One project. [Read more]
The Beams for the new Finke River Bridge in the Northern Territory are made from XLERPLATE® steel.
14 February 2004 Bridging the gap with XLERPLATE®
Estimated at 150 million years old, the Northern Territory's Finke River is said to be the oldest river in the world. And it's just about to get a facelift. [Read more]
XLERPLATE® was used for Walton Bridge, the new single arch steel bridge over Enoggera Creek in the north west Brisbane suburb of The Gap.
23 August 2003 Modern steel bridge complements historical 1900's landmark
High strength 400 grade XLERPLATE® hot rolled steel from BlueScope Steel was recently used in the construction of a new single arch steel bridge over Enoggera Creek in the north west Brisbane suburb of The Gap. [Read more]
Extra Lane on Sydney's Western Distributor. More than 600 tonnes of high strength XLERPLATE® steel will be used to extend the structure.
25 January 2003 Extra Lane to Ease Bridge Crawl
The strength of steel is being used to add an extra lane to Sydney's Western Distributor. BlueScope Steel specifically developed a series of long, heavy steel plates to make the project a reality. [Read more]
Appian Way Bridge Spanning the Great Western Highway at Woodford Bends, New South Wales. It comprises twin steel troughs with a composite reinforced concrete slab deck.
15 August 2001 Night Shift on the Appian Way
Motorists travelling along the Appian Way through the scenic Blue Mountains will no longer be as frustrated, with one of the major bottlenecks eliminated. A new bridge, crossing the Great Western Highway at Woodford Bends, provides local traffic access over the highway. [Read more]
Barito River Bridge, Indonesia, where steel has been used to maximum advantage and techniques have been employed to facilitate speed and safety in construction.
29 July 2001 Steel Conquers the Barito River
The longest in Indonesia, at over 1km in length, the Barito River bridge is an excellent example of Australian ingenuity and industry capability. Spanning the wide Barito river, it forms a link between Banjarmasin and central Kalimantan. Replacing a car ferry, the bridge carries the Trans Kalimantan highway, a major road artery 2,800km long which connects all areas of Kalimantan. [Read more]
Cross Section of Berri Bridge, a composite steel girder and concrete deck bridge which spans the Murray River in South Australia.
28 July 2001 Berri Bridge Arrives
The town of Berri, some two hundred kilometres North-East of Adelaide, will never be the same again following the completion of a new bridge across the Murray River. "It's about time! We have been waiting for more than 30 years for this bridge", said a middle aged gentleman as he watched the bridge being launched. [Read more]
Hindmarsh Island Bridge is a composite structure of steel girder and concrete deck. It dramatically improves access between Goolwa and Hindmarsh Island, South Australia.
07 July 2001 Safety First for Hindmarsh Island Bridge
A new bridge at the mouth of the Murray River has shown how a proven composite steel super-structure can combine outstanding safety with elegant and cost-effective design. [Read more]
Two new steel bridges provide pedestrian and vehicle links from Melbourne CBD to the Docklands precinct.
01 November 2000 Steel Builds Gateways To Melbourne Docklands
Two new bridges serving Melbourne's Docklands development exemplify the versatility of modern steel bridge construction in meeting the needs of complex sites. The bridges provide pedestrian and vehicle links from the CBD to the Docklands precinct, spanning the Spencer Street rail yards and providing access to the Colonial Stadium and Spencer Street station. [Read more]
Roberts Road bridge over the Hume Highway and railway at Chullora in Sydney exemplifies innovative use of steel to meet the challenge of a difficult site.
02 August 2000 Composite Bridge A CAD-CAM Work of Art
In Italy bridges are sometimes called opere d'arte - works of art. In Australia, the translation of a new composite construction bridge into a work of art has been made possible by sophisticated CAD-CAM technology. Roberts Road bridge over the Hume Highway and railway at Chullora in Sydney will have its chance to impress an international audience as a main access route to the Homebush Olympic site. [Read more]