Hawera Court pedestrian bridge replacement

Brisbane City Council is in the design phase for rebuilding the Hawera Court pedestrian bridge in Aspley.

Project summary

This table provides summary information about the Hawera Court pedestrian bridge replacement project including address, ward, project outcomes and latest update.
Address Pedestrian bridge connecting Hawera Court and Hawera Crescent Park, Aspley
Ward McDowall
Project outcomes Rebuild and recover this important connection
Latest update Planning and design

About the project

The severe weather event in February 2022 caused significant damage across Brisbane with many of our infrastructure and green spaces critically impacted.

The bridge between Hawera Court and Hawera Crescent Park was damaged during the severe weather event and was removed in February 2023 for community safety.

The damage to the bridge foundations was significant and we need to replace the bridge structure and repair surrounding embankments to safely reopen this connection.

We know this is an important connection for local residents to access Hawera Crescent Park and Little Cabbage Tree Creek Bikeway and we are working hard to rebuild this connection, with a focus on building back better.

Project timing

We completed investigations from late July to late September 2022 to help inform the design of the replacement bridge and embankment repairs.

We are currently working on the design for the Hawera Court pedestrian bridge replacement, with a design expected in early 2023. We are focussing on flood resilient design features for the replacement bridge to strengthen this connection for future flooding events and improve connectivity for people walking and riding.

Works to install a new bridge are expected to start onsite in late 2023, pending design finalisation and availability of resources and materials. The new bridge structure will be fabricated in an offsite facility, starting in the first half of 2023.

Interim detour

The existing Hawera Court pedestrian bridge has been removed for community safety, with a detour in place via Horn Road. Signage has been placed at the bridge advising of the detour.

We are committed to getting this important connection back online and we appreciate your patience while we are working to do so.

Your safety is our highest priority, so while the old bridge is closed and cannot safely reopen until replacement works are completed, please walk and ride with care and use alternative routes.

More information

If you would like to find out more about the Hawera Court pedestrian bridge replacement project you can:

  • phone the project team on 1800 884 681 during business hours
  • phone Council on 07 3403 8888 outside business hours
  • email the project team
Last updated: 13 April 2023

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