Technical Tour – The Story Bridge


The Brisbane City Council in partnership with the SHMII Organising Committee are offering an opportunity to visit the Brisbane Story Bridge.

Along with the Bridge climb there will be a presentation on:

  • Moisture monitoring of the approach spans
  • Slab shear capacity
  • Structural modifications to facilitate coating maintenance
  • BAASIS development (Bridge And Asset Special Information System)


Three sessions will be available:

Thursday 7th December: 10:30am – 12:10pm

Thursday 7th December: 1:50pm – 3:10pm

Friday 8th December: 9:00am – 10:50am

Places are limited, to reserve your spot please email your preferred session to


  • As part of your tour, you will be required to undertake a site induction before climbing the bridge. This will follow the presentation.
  • All persons climbing the bridge must wear enclosed shoes that they can safely climb steps in as well as wear long sleeves, long pants and a high vis vest (the vest will be supplied).
  • Personal items cannot be carried on the bridge walk BCC will provide a safe location for these. A camera will be provided for photos on top of the bridge. The images will be shared via an electronic storage site afterwards. No photos are to be taken during the walk.