The first component of the central arch for Matagarup Bridge - which will reach 72 metres above water level - started being lifted into place today.
Two 400 tonne steel wishbone components will form the large central arch of the bridge, with the first being hoisted up on the Burswood side Matagarup BridgeOptus Stadium Read More
Construction of the locally-made Matagarup Bridge has reached its most critical stage, with the first of four steel arch components being hoisted into place today.
The first arch component measures 100 metres by 25 metres and is being lifted into position by multiple cranes from the pier closest to Optus Stadium Matagarup BridgeOptus Stadium Read More
Swan River users are advised that during parts of April and May, the navigation channel between Burswood and East Perth will be closed to all vessels.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads Western Australia have advised the closure is required to enable a safe area for the construction of Matagarup Matagarup BridgeOptus Stadium Read More
The first of 72 locally built steel components for the Matagarup Bridge was delivered to Burswood today.
Weighing 30 tonnes, the 19 metre-long bridge segment started its journey from local fabricator Civmec's Henderson workshop this morning.
Civmec was awarded the contract to fabricate key bridge components in August last year and has Matagarup BridgeOptus Stadium Read More
An agreement has been reached between the WA Government, VenuesLive and the WACA to ensure 55,000 tickets will be sold to the Scorchers' home semi-final at Optus Stadium.
The agreement was reached on the condition that the Stadium Operator and the association put arrangements in place to entice 15,000 to 20,000 Ed SheeranMatagarup BridgeOptus Stadium Read More
The City of Perth and State Government will join forces to improve pedestrian amenity in East Perth, implementing new infrastructure in support of the Matagarup Bridge.
This week, Council voted to accept increased funding from the Department of Transport, as part of the East Perth Walkability Enhancement Plan.
Deputy Lord Mayor Jemma Matagarup BridgeOptus Stadium Read More
Aboriginal Affairs and Finance Minister Ben Wyatt today thanked the Whadjuk Working Party (WWP) for its role in the development of Optus Stadium and the surrounding park.
Representing the Traditional Owners of the land, the WWP has worked collaboratively with the Stadium Project Team since 2012, providing advice on the Aboriginal Arts & CultureMatagarup BridgeOptus Stadium Read More
The train station for the new Optus Stadium is now complete and ready to receive thousands of passengers for the stadium's first major event - the free Community Open Day on Sunday January 21, 2018.
Perth Stadium Station is the second biggest train stop on the network after Perth and will Matagarup BridgeOptus StadiumRoads & Transport Read More
The Swan River pedestrian bridge connecting East Perth with Optus Stadium will be officially named Matagarup Bridge.
The name recognises the cultural significance of the immediate Swan River area to the Whadjuk community.
Matagarup is the name given by traditional land owners to the area around Heirisson Island, meaning a place where Arts & CultureMatagarup BridgeOptus Stadium Read More