West Gate Bridge

NBI
Structurae ID
20002441
Global Region
Oceania
Country
Australia
State/Province
Australia
City
Melbourne
Crossing
Yarra River
Lat/Lon
-37.82944/144.89806
Construction
1968 - 1978
Age
43
Design life
Designer/Cosultant
Total Length
2580
Maximum Span
336
Usage
Road
Health
Good
Cable
Steel
Deck
Steel
Pier
Reinforced Concrete
Reconstruction
Yes
Year Reconstructed
2007
Modifications
Yes
Monitoring
Yes
Notes
On 5 August 2007 it was reported that the Victorian Government was planning a $240 million project to identify and eliminate structural weaknesses in the bridge, with specific concerns including crash barriers, cracking, corrosion and potential buckling.