Great Valley Trail Bridges

Great Valley Trail Bridges


Location: Alpine Valley, Victoria

Client: Alpine Shire


  • Design of 5 bridges along the Great Valley Trail, a 26km sealed, family-friendly trail that connects Bright to Harrietville. 
  • Bridges included a trafficable steel/concrete bridge, trafficable culvert, two trafficable 18m steel brdiegs and one 24m steel pedestrian bridge
  • Catchment analysis & site surveys
  • Detailing of bridges using BIM software

Design Achievements: Development of fit for purpose transportable modular bridge sections which can be transported to site and into position within the access constraints

Design Highlights: Supporting the local community with new infrastructure

Design Considerations:

  • Ensuring the bridges have sufficient freeboard to maintain operation during flood events
  • Ensuring bridges can support emergency service vehicles responding to incidents