Tarcutta Hume Alliance

Project Overview

The $290 million Tarcutta Bypass is a 7km long dual carriageway located to the west of the town of Tarcutta.

Project Description

Following the successful completion of the Hume Highway Duplication – Northern Package near Wagga Wagga in early 2010, Quickway was again contracted to undertake work on the upgrade of the Hume Highway at Tarcutta.

Quickway was contracted to carry out work on the construction of a number of twin bridges on the bypass over the Tarcutta and Keajura creeks, as well as culverts installation and the delivery of pavements.


Number of Bridges: 14 Bridges Total

Number of Bridge Construction Concurrently: 8

Type of Bridge: Overbridge (Main Line & Overpass)

Type of Superstructure: In-situ post tensioned, Super T girders, precast planks

Type of Substructure: In-situ abutments and piers

Type of Parapets: Precast panels with in-situ stitch

Key Challenges

  • Interaction with numerous trades including piling contractors.

  • Working within a floodplain.

  • In-situ post tensioned bridges which included intricate and challenging formwork solutions for post tension cast ins, diaphragms, void formers and flotation mitigation.


Tarcutta Hume Alliance

Asset Owner



2 years

Concrete Structure
Roads & Bridges