North Shore Boulevard Update

Townsville City Council engineers have completed an initial inspection of the bridge over Stony Creek, which forms part of North Shore Boulevard, which was damaged overnight when a vehicle was set alight under it.

The heat from the fire was hot enough to spall the concrete cover on at least four bridge deck units, which has exposed the high tensile, prestressed wires in those deck units.

Council has engaged an external engineering company with specialist capabilities in fire engineering to undertake further assessments and advise on what repairs are required.

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