Morpeth Bridge

Morpeth Bridge

Transport for NSW is carrying out major maintenance work on Morpeth Bridge at Morpeth which includes replacing truss elements on the bridge.

Project information

Morpeth Bridge is a timber truss bridge that spans the Hunter River at Morpeth. The bridge is listed on the state heritage register and is assessed as being nationally significant, primarily on the basis of its technical and historical characteristics. The bridge is one of 26 bridges identified for conservation in the Roads and Maritime Timber Truss Bridge Conservation Strategy, which was developed in consultation with the Heritage Council.

The maintenance work involves replacement of timber truss elements and repainting the bridge.

Regular updates about the project, including confirmed bridge closure dates and detour routes, will be provided to the local community as the project progresses.

Contact us

For further information about this project contact:

Phone: (02) 4908 7694 (business hours – Mikhail Lyte, Project Manager)


Mail: Transport for NSW Locked Bag 30 Newcastle NSW 2300

Project documents

Project notifications

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May 2020 project notification

Work on Morpeth Bridge, Morpeth delayed until Monday 25 May.

March 2020 project notification

Start of work on Morpeth Bridge, Morpeth from Monday 30 March.



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