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Fixing Country Bridges program delivers a windfall for Oberon Council | Oberon Review



Two bridges in the Oberon district will be replaced under the NSW Government’s $500 million Fixing Country Bridges program to better connect regional communities and increase resilience to natural disasters.

The two bridges are Swallows Nest Bridge $422,800 and Bald Ridge Road Bridge $374,790.

Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said the $797,590 investment in the Oberon local government area to replace these old timber bridges means improved community connections to schools, towns and jobs, allowing easier movement of freight and delivering better outcomes for road safety.

“On top of easing the financial burden on councils, this program will create thousands of local jobs throughout regional communities at a time when they’re needed most,” Mr…

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