Perth Stadium Pedestrian Bridge, Western Australia
Swan River Pedestrian Bridge
Client: Rizzani York Joint Venture ( Rizzani de Eccher / York Civil )
The Swan River Pedestrian Bridge forms part of the Stadium’s integrated transport strategy designed to move patrons safely and efficiently to and from the Stadium and Sports Precinct.
More than 14,000 people are expected to use the Bridge on event days to move between East Perth, adjacent to Nelson Avenue and the Burswood Peninsula adjacent to the Stadium.
Spanning 370 meters across the Swan River the Bridge will be available for community use at all times, showcasing the beauty of the river, adjacent parklands and the Stadium Precinct.
Bridge construction works are underway with the construction of two temporary causeways in the Swan River commencing in January 2016. Bridge foundations are expected to be completed by mid-2016 with the Bridge opening in early 2017.
The following indicative monitoring installations have been installed by Itmsoil to assess the settlement/movement of the causeways during the construction period: