Tennis Avenue Footbridge

About the project

Construction of a new steel and concrete footbridge across Breakfast Creek providing direct access from existing pathway networks. Construction works also included significant creek remediation works to minimise flooding and to stabilise the embankment.

Key Capabilities

Bridge construction; Slope stabilisation; Land remediation & landscaping

Project Location

Tennis Avenue, Ashgrove

Client Name

Brisbane City Council

Project Duration

August 2017 – December 2017

Project Value

$1.7 Million

Project scope

  • Installation of a new 30m long two span foot-bridge across Breakfast Creek.
  • Stone pitched abutment protection to creek.
  • Significant creek rehabilitation and stabilization works.
  • Construction of a temporary piling platform.
  • Installation of two (2) earth retaining walls.
  • Demolition of existing footbridge over Breakfast Creek.
  • Significant landscaping and hardscaping works.

Innovations & Highlights

Construction of steel girders was completed alongside the site in order to ensure accuracy.

Successful lift and place of 30 tonne steel girders at a range of 28 metres.

Innovative method of transporting rock over the creek to improve efficiency.

Completed on time and under budget.