Works to rehabilitate an important Camden Haven bridge are well underway.
The rehabilitation of Dunbogan Bridge are set prolong the bridge's life by an additional 50 years and ensure it can withstand a potential flood event.
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The project costs $5 million, with $3.5 million from Port Macquarie-Hastings Council and $1.5 million from the Australia Government through its Bridges Renewal Program.
Boating access under the bridge is permitted, however the Dunbogan Bridge boat ramp is closed to the public.
Council is encouraging people to use the newly opened Dunbogan boat ramp, or others in the Camden Haven.
Traffic control including single lane closures and speed restrictions will be in place to ensure the safety of the community and workers.
Pedestrian access across the bridge will remain, and all road users should exercise caution and follow directional signage and traffic control instructions.
Work is carried out from Monday to Saturday each week. It is set to be completed before the Christmas period, weather dependent.