Bridge design phase to start

MAIN ROADS starts its consultation on the “aesthetics” of Fremantle’s new traffic bridge this week.

The department is holding three design forums, on Thursday August 26 and Saturday (August 29) at 10am at the Tradewinds Hotel and next Tuesday August 31 at 6pm in the North Fremantle Community Centre.

It says the sessions will look at the aesthetics, as well as walking and cycling connections, heritage interpretation and some landscaping.

The department says it’s working with Whadjuk elders to better understand the significance of the area and potential themes and stories for the design.

Coming this week, the bridge will be inspected to check on its stability, though Main Roads says that’s unrelated to the replacement plans. It says “be patient” and expect traffic delays.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s