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Design of Brisbane’s latest pedestrian bridge revealed
Queensland Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones has released new concept images for Brisbane's newest pedestrian link across the Brisbane River, the Neville Bonner Bridge.
The Neville Bonner Bridge, named after Australia's first Indigenous Parliamentarian, will link South Bank with the $3.6 billion Queen's Wharf development.
With work on the pedestrian link set to begins in early 2020 and finish two years later in 2022, Minister Jones announced that tenders had closed for the contract to build the new the $100 million construction project and were now being assessed.
Development of the new bridge was included as part of Destination Brisbane's winning tender for the $3.6 billion Queen's Wharf Development.
The design means four of the trees at South Bank near the Wheel of Brisbane will be removed to allow the bridge to'land' at South Bank directly in front of the Wheel of Brisbane.
However, Minister Jones confirmed that newer trees will replace the old fig trees at a ratio of 6:1.
Queensland's Performing Arts Complex Chief Executive John Kotzas said the Neville Bonner Bridge will provide "greater connectivity" between Brisbane's inner-city - including the Queens Wharf development's five hotels - and South Bank's facilities, including QPAC shows.
Indicative models of the Neville Bonner Bridge show a relatively simple design, featuring what looks like an incomplete ‘M’, and will stand in contrast with the complex structure of the Kurilpa Bridge.
Stage one of construction for Queen's Wharf's new Waterline Park, Mangrove Walk and Bicentennial Bikeway upgrade between 1 William Street and the Goodwill Bridge have also begun.
The Mangrove Walk and Waterline Park public spaces are expected to be finished before Christmas.
Images: Concept designs for the Neville Bonner Bridge, from Queen's Wharf to South Brisbane. Courtesy of the Queensland Government.
16th May 2019 - Brisbane South Bank to get new $150 million theatre
3rd April 2019 - New Brisbane Lord Mayor promises five new green bridges
6th July 2018 - New data shows tourism a key driver of Queensland’s economy
5th April 2018 - New riverside public green space for Brisbane’s South Bank
9th August 2017 - QPAC’s Cremorne Theatre reborn after $2.3 million refurbishment
11th October 2016 - QPAC Chief Executive John Kotzas receives Star of Italy honour
29th January 2015 - Consortia reveal plans for Brisbane Queen’s Wharf integrated resort
23rd September 2014 - Brisbane’s Story Bridge to open for events
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