Erosion Led to Bridge Closure

bridgeIt seems pier erosion was to blame for the recent Fremantle bridge closure. Although the bridge has since been reopened, the erosion was found at the foundation of one of the bridge’s piers leading authorities to close the bridge.

As a precautionary safety measure Main Roads closed the bridge and northern river channel to all traffic after an inspection revealed concerns.

The¬†inspection found erosion at the foundation of one of the bridge’s four piers.

Read more at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-29/fremantle-traffic-bridge-closed-for-up-to-a-week-pier-erosion/7372590