Work on the construction of the new $342 million Nowra bridge is in full swing.
Demolition of the motel and surrounding buildings and their removal is complete, now replaced by numerous site buildings for workers now at the location.
Work has already started on a large stone base platform area, jutting out into the Shoalhaven River.
Large booms have been put in place around the project site to limit the amount of runoff into the waterway.
Some of the stats provided by Transport for NSW regarding the bridge project make for some fascinating reading.
The southern site will take up to 200 deliveries of materials per day.
The bridge will be incrementally launched from the southern foreshore.
The length of the bridge will be 380 plus metres.
Each segment is 350 cubic metres of concrete and there will be 19 segments in total.
Each segment is just shy of 20 metres.
A total of 50 tonnes of reo will be used, that doesn't include the piers and marine work.
There will be 7000 cubic metres of concrete on the bridge deck.
Piles will be 16 metres in length with two 30m casings.
Work for the project has also started on the northern side of the river with a number of homes on Illaroo Road also demolished as part of the project, eventually allowing for a permanent northbound turning lane and two southbound lanes from Illaroo Road onto the Princes Highway.