A consortium has been awarded the contract to design and construct the Clarence River Crossing, a 1.5km bridge on Pacific Highway in New South Wales.
The international consortium comprising infrastructure and municipal services company, Ferrovial Agroman, and sustainable infrastructure corporation, Acciona, will build the $250 million bridge that will cross the Clarence River at Harwood, NSW.
The bridge will be 30m high and comprise four lanes.
The bridge will be the longest of over 100 bridges on this stretch of the Pacific Highway, between Woolgoolga and Ballina.
The Clarence River Crossing is the second contract on the highway the consortium has won.
In 2014, both companies were selected to upgrade and widen a 19.5km stretch of the highway between Warrell Creek and Nambucca Heads, including the construction of several bridges and two interchanges.
The expansion and upgrading work of the bridge is being co-financed by the governments of Australia and New South Wales.
Construction on the bridge is expected to commence in mid-2016.