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Chandler Highway heritage bridge grand opening

The Chandler Highway heritage bridge restoration is now complete, offering a new path for walking and cycling over the Yarra River with old-fashioned charm.

Work commenced earlier in the year following the construction of a new road bridge over the river, which left the heritage bridge suitable for repurposing into active transport infrastructure.

Major Road Projects Victoria hosting a grand opening on Thursday 21 November, and invite everyone down to celebrate the history of the Chandler Highway bridge which has been fully restored to its original condition. 

Event details

When: Thursday 21 November 2019, 4pm to 7pm (drop in anytime)

Where: On the Chandler Highway heritage bridge

What: Food trucks and free ice-cream, as well as family friendly entertainment including music, kids colouring-in area and a photo booth to dress up and capture a moment on the new bridge.

The new path also provides a link to the Anniversary and Main Yarra trails, and features interpretive signage with historic imagery telling the story and evolution of the bridge.

For any questions about the grand opening event please contact Major Road Projects Victoria via contact@roadprojects.vic.gov.au or via their social media @roadprojectsvic.