PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

The following projects involved research into the theme of:

Roads, Bridges and Transport

Over 31 years we have undertaken commissions and projects across across the gamut of history and heritage practise. These relate to a variety of historical themes, heritage issues and for a variety of purposes in a variety of formats. Please click on one of the thematic, regional or outcome subheadings to see the projects that we have undertaken. We like to be challenged, we like new ideas and to address methodological issues to produce results that are effective, meaningful and reach the intended audience with ease.

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2018 May
Rail bridge at Turpentine Road, Kangy Angy

Rail bridge at Turpentine Road, Kangy Angy



 

 

 

Bridges are often one of the 'unsung heroes' of heritage; sitting quietly, working hard, but most importantly, capturing how / where / in what people got from A to B.  

Sue Rosen Associates were commissioned to archivally record this Kangy Angy rail bridge and its relationship to the Turpentine Road underpass. A larger bridge is proposed for construction adjacent to the original.

Author:  Dr Sue Rosen  |  Photos: Russell Workman

Client: John Holland Pty Ltd

2017
Monkerai Bridge over Karuah River, Conservation Management Plan

Monkerai Bridge over Karuah River, Conservation Management Plan



 

 

Monkerai Bridge is a timber truss bridge over the Karuah River at Monkerai, New South Wales. It is located on the unsealed Weismantels - Dingadee Road (Main Road No.101), also known as Monkerai Road.  The road was constructed as part of the original formation of that line of road.

Of the old PWD design, the bridge was constructed in 1882, making it the second-oldest surviving timber truss road bridge in New South...

2016
Archaeological Potential Assessment - 280 Beames Avenue Mount Druitt

Archaeological Potential Assessment - 280 Beames Avenue Mount Druitt



 

 

Authors: Ms Karyn McLeod and Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Saurez Drafting and Design

This report assesses the likley impact of development of the site disturbing relics associated with the nearby railway.

2015
Structural Engineering Component for CMP for Bridge over Shoalhaven River at Nowra

Structural Engineering Component for CMP for Bridge over Shoalhaven River at Nowra



 

 

Author: Dr. Sid French

Client: Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation

Provided:

  • Information on the physical condition of the bridge including any modifications and addition of non-original fabric. 
  • Advice on adaptive reuse or conservation of the structures and the maintenance implications of these options.
  • Advice on policies and requirements for care and conservation of fabric.
2015
Heritage Impact Statement for 280 Beames Avenue Mt Druitt

Heritage Impact Statement for 280 Beames Avenue Mt Druitt



 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Suarez Drafting and Design

This heritage impact Statemet comments on alterations and additions at 280 Beames Avenue, Mount Druitt on the significance of the former Station Masters Residence at 2 Mount Druitt Road.

2014
Heritage Impact Statement for the Steele Military Bridge over Berowra Creek

Heritage Impact Statement for the Steele Military Bridge over Berowra Creek



 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Sid French

Client: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

This heritage impact statement examined the heriatge impact and advised on the addition of safety rails to the bridge.

2010
Postal Coach Routes in the Pilliga Forest Research Report.

Postal Coach Routes in the Pilliga Forest Research Report.



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, office of Environmentg and Heritage

This study was commissioned in January 2010 by the he Baradine office of NPWS which manages a number of reserves associated with the Pilliga Forest and NPWS is responsible for the environmental land management of the area and for th conservation of places of natural and cultural heritage value. The outcomes specified in the brief were for research and analysis to identify...

2009
Heritage Impact Statement: Replacement of the Deck of the Bridge over Rudder Creek in Lane Cove National Park for NPWS.

Heritage Impact Statement: Replacement of the Deck of the Bridge over Rudder Creek in Lane Cove National Park for NPWS.



 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Sid French

Client: Northern Region, National Parks and Wildlife Service

Statement of Heritage Impact for Replacement of the Deck of the Bridge Over Rudder Creek, Lane Cove National Park. This Heritage Impact Statement is to examine the impact of the replacement of the bridge deck on its heritage significance.

2009
Uralla Shire Council - Community Based Heritage Study and Context Report.

Uralla Shire Council - Community Based Heritage Study and Context Report.



 

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Uralla Shire Council

Uralla Community Based Heritage Study: This Community Based approach enabled extensive meetings, discussions, workshops and collection of relevant information and heritage material from the community.

 

2008
Assessment of Heritage Significance of 34 Bridges for RTA.

Assessment of Heritage Significance of 34 Bridges for RTA.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Authors: Dr Sid French (Worley Parsons) Dr Sue Rosen, Ms Emma Dortins, Ms Rosemary Kerr, Ms Julia Kensey, (Sue Rosen and Associates) 

Client: Roads and Traffic Authority

This project was an extensionof earlier heritage assessments of RTA owned and/or controlled concrete bridges across the state undertaken by Worley Parsons in association Sue Rosen & Associates, then trading as HAAH ( heritage Assessment And History).  It involved a a survey of each brige, historical research, heritage...