Nowra Bridge

Nowra Bridge project - Princes Highway upgrade

The Nowra Bridge project will provide a new four lane bridge over the Shoalhaven River, upgraded intersections and additional lanes on the Princes Highway.

The $342 million project is jointly funded by the NSW and Australian Governments.

Major work started in mid 2020 and the project is expected to be complete by mid 2024.

Latest news

NOV 2022

NOV 2022Community information sessions

Join us for community information sessions where you can find out what’s coming up on the project and meet members of the project.

Session details are included in the latest project update (PDF, 7342Kb).

NOV 2022

NOV 2022Night work in December

Night work will continue across the project from Thursday 1 December to Friday 16 December 2022, between 6pm and 7am, weather permitting.

A summary of night work activities and a map of the work areas can be viewed on the latest resident notification (PDF, 3.78Mb).

NOV 2022

NOV 2022View the latest project update

Work has been progressing well across the Nowra Bridge project and the team is preparing to open the new bridge in early 2023.

View our latest project update (PDF, 732Kb) to find out more about what’s happening before and after the bridge opens to traffic.

NOV 2022

NOV 2022Traffic changes on Bridge Road

There will be temporary traffic changes on Bridge Road in the coming weeks as works are carried out in preparation for the bridge opening to traffic, including changes to the left turn out of Bridge Road and a weekend closure.

View the latest resident notification (PDF, 6.27Mb) to find out more.

NOV 2022

NOV 2022Night work in November

Night work will continue across the project from Tuesday 1 November to Wednesday 30 November 2022, between 6pm and 7am, weather permitting.

A summary of night work activities and a map of the work areas can be viewed on the latest resident notification (PDF, 1.97Mb).

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Media releases

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3 October 2022

New road marks exciting milestone for Nowra Bridge Project

12 August 2022

Exciting phase for Nowra Bridge Project

8 August 2022

Future of the historic Nowra Bridge heard

10 June 2022

New Nowra Bridge makes final reach north

9 December 2021

New Nowra Bridge deck passes halfway point

11 August 2021

Traffic changes as new Nowra Bridge progresses

29 July 2021

Foundations laid for new Nowra Bridge

19 June 2021

First segment launched for the new Nowra Bridge

12 April 2021

Community invited to Nowra Bridge project information session

3 December 2020

Major traffic changes on Princes Highway at Nowra

3 December 2020

Nowra Bridge project powers Aboriginal engagement

25 November 2020

Piling begins for new Nowra Bridge

4 November 2020

Nowra Project helping to bridge the jobs gap

September 2020

Traffic changes for bridge project

July 2020

Nowra Bridge detailed design released

June 2020

First sod turned on new Nowra Bridge

March 2020

Early work under way for new Nowra Bridge

February 2020

Contract awarded for new Nowra Bridge



Contact us

Phone: 1800 331 713 (toll free)


Mail: Nowra Bridge project, PO Box 477 Wollongong NSW 2520

Visit: Community display centre, 14 Moss Street Nowra NSW 2541 - access via North Street

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