LATEST NEWS

News

Dredging contract for Eden Wharf extension awarded

Eden Port

The dredging contract for the Eden Breakwater Wharf extension project has been awarded.

Heron Construction Company Ltd will carry out the works to signal the start of the $44 million project that will see the Wharf extended by 110 metres, allowing cruise ships of up to 325 metres long to berth directly alongside the wharf extension instead of offshore.

The start date for the dredging works is dependent on receipt of development consent and are expected to take over seven months to complete, with over 170,000 cubic metres of sand and rock from the sea bed to be excavated to allow the larger vessels to berth at the port.

Once dredging starts, the works will take place 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure the entire project remains on track for completion in 2019.

The project is jointly funded by the Bega Valley Shire Council and the State and Federal Governments.

Image by Matilda (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0), GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

You may also like...

Vic's $1.4b win for federal rail cash

Vic's $1.4b win for federal rail cash

Victoria has won its $1.4 billion spat with Canberra over its reward for selling the Port of Melbourne lease, with money now flowing to regional rail...

Bridge deck replacement works at Mitchells Creek

Bridge deck replacement works at Mitchells Creek

Bega Valley motorists are being warned to expect delays of up to 20 minutes with works starting on a Towamba bridge today. The works involve the...

Works start on North Bega sewer upgrade

Works start on North Bega sewer upgrade

Work has started to connect Bega Cheese to Bega Valley Shire Council’s reticulated sewer system. The work includes a new pump station located...

Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies

Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies

A supplied photo made available Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009 of Best in Australia chefs (L to R) Ben O'Donoghue, Anna Gare and Darren Simpson.  ...