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To further assist Melbourne’s need for greater accessibility for moving around the City, Thornton Engineering was part of thePalmer’s Road Bridge upgrade for bikes and pedestrians.  Working with a valued client we completed the 80.1m long bridge, weighing 247.2T.

Our scope included; workshop detailing, supply and fabrication of the bridge, handrail, support cleats & brackets, bearing plates, cover plates, pipe supports, shear studs, fasteners, cladding, trial assembly & transportation to site.

Thie bridge was done as part of the Federation Trail upgrade. This upgrade consisted of 8 roads; Duncan, Forsyth intersection, Palmers, Sayers, Dohertys, Leakes, Derrimuts and included a further 37 road repairs.


LocationMelbourne, Victoria
Dimensions80.1m (L) x 6.5m (W) x 5.2m (H)
MaterialLow Temp Carbon Steel (Up to 450 Grade)

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David Thornton +61 (0) 3 5274 3180

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