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Muswellbrook Rail Bridge Replacements

New bridges offer opportunity to showcase design and geotechnical expertise

  • Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia

    Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia

We’re helping to keep the steel-wheels rolling safely and reliably with new rail bridge designs in the Hunter Valley.

Railways are critical infrastructure for transporting people and goods. Look around your home or workplace, chances are nearly everything you see was on a train at some point. So, it’s vital to replace and upgrade infrastructure, like rail bridges, before they are no longer reliable. The Muswellbrook Rail Bridge Replacements project involves the design and construction of two new rail underbridges along the Ulan Line in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales. The new bridges will replace three existing bridges that are nearing the end of their structural design.

With one bridge spanning the New England Highway and the other crossing both Muscle Creek and the Hunter River, the project presents challenges including steep embankments and the need for a temporary access bridge during construction. It’s not surprising then that this requires our multidisciplinary expertise in a range of skills such as, detailed bridge design, geotechnical investigations and design, hydrology and hydraulics investigation, and temporary works design.

With as much as 30 per cent of Hunter Region rail traffic—passenger and freight—relying on the three Muswellbrook bridges, their replacements have a vital role to play in getting goods and people to where they need to be. 

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Meet Our Team

Peter Boesch, Group Leader, Bridges, Ports and Maritime, Practice Leader, Bridges

Bridges connect people and communities—being part of building such connections inspires me and drives me to improve results wherever I can.
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Andrew Pau, Bridge Technical Director

I enjoy collaborating on bridge and structural engineering projects with like-minded people to achieve an efficient and balanced outcome.

James Nasr, Team Lead, Bridge Design

Achieving the best outcome for clients starts with clearly understanding their needs and putting yourself in their shoes.

Soonkweon Lee, Principal Bridge Engineer

I provide high-quality design services to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients and their projects.

Richard Woods, Senior Principal Bridge Engineer

Drawing upon my 45 years of experience in bridge engineering, I strive to provide outcomes that meet my client’s requirements for their project.
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Nebojsa Ravic, Senior Principal Bridge Engineer

Every day I’m inspired by the projects and challenges that make our people deliver great outcomes for our communities.
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Long Bai, Senior Principal Bridge Engineer

I believe that every bridge we design is not just a structure but a symbol of connection, progress, and resilience for generations to come.

Peter Boesch

Group Leader, Bridges, Ports and Maritime, Practice Leader, Bridges

Andrew Pau

Bridge Technical Director

James Nasr

Team Lead, Bridge Design

Soonkweon Lee

Principal Bridge Engineer

Richard Woods

Senior Principal Bridge Engineer

Nebojsa Ravic

Senior Principal Bridge Engineer

Long Bai

Senior Principal Bridge Engineer

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