Wednesday, 4 April 2018

The new Mandurah Bridge will be lit up in spectacular fashion this Sunday, April 8, during the Mandurah Bridge Celebration Picnic, which kicks off at 4.30pm with the lighting of the bridge at 7pm.

The community is invited to join the family friendly picnic event to celebrate the completion of the $53million Mandurah Traffic Bridge Replacement project.

The free event will be held on Mandurah’s Eastern Foreshore from 4.30pm - 7.30pm, and is a celebration of the significant community-guided project.

There will be fun for everyone including an impressive coloured light show on the bridge, twilight market stalls, live music, pony rides and children’s activities.

Stories and pictures that celebrate Mandurah’s rich social history will also be incorporated into the celebration with an exhibition at the Mandurah Community Museum and guided walking tours on offer.

A commemorative plaque will be unveiled by Hon Rita Saffioti MLA Minister for Transport; Planning; Lands, the Minister for Local Government; Heritage; Culture and the Arts, Hon David Templeman MLA and Mandurah Mayor Rhys Williams at 5.30pm.

Free parking will be available on Hall Park.

The Old Mandurah Traffic Bridge Replacement project is a joint project led by the State Government (Main Roads WA and Royalties for Regions) with support from the City of Mandurah.