ACT: Bridge Reopening Delayed

Reported by Julia | 03 Sep, 2010

Complications with the demolition of the bridge in Canberra has led to delays in the reopening of Barton Highway. A span of the Gungahlin Drive bridge crashed on August 14 during a concrete pour, where nine construction workers were hurt. An engineering report was released stating the formwork was not properly braced to stop girders …

ACT: Canberra Bridge Demolition Underway

Reported by Julia | 30 Aug, 2010

The demolition of Canberra’s bridge on Barton Highway is on schedule and could be open to traffic at the end of the week. Roads ACT said workers are removing the rubble caused by the bridge collapse around the clock. The bridge crashed on August 14 during a concrete pour, where nine construction worker were injured. …

ACT: Report Says Bridge Collapse Caused by Faulty FormWork

Reported by Julia | 26 Aug, 2010

The bridge collapse across Barton Highway in Canberra was a result of improper support of the project’s formwork, an engineer’s report says. Concrete pouring was being performed when the bridge collapsed on August 14. Nine workers were injured in the construction accident. The engineer’s report, which was prepared for Roads ACT, revealed the formwork was …

ACT: Bridge Collapse Injures Nine

Reported by Julia | 16 Aug, 2010

Nine construction workers have been injured on Saturday after the bridge in Canberra they were working on partially collapsed. The nine workers were taken to the hospital, although their injuries were described as non-life threatening. Concrete was being poured on a span of bridge over the Barton Highway. It was closed to traffic when the …