The Proposal is to develop a new bridge with a single lane dual carriage road and dual use path over the Preston River, to Turkey Point, Bunbury, Western Australia.
The Proposal requires a disturbance footprint of 9.59 ha within the overall Proposal Development Envelope (DE) of 11.34 ha.
Subtropical Temperate Coastal Saltmarsh Threatened Ecological Community (VT03 and VT04) is present within the Proposal DE and will require clearing of approximately 1.36 ha. 1.22 ha has been identified as potential foraging habitat for Black Cockatoos and 0.03 ha identified as potential Black Cockatoo breeding habitat.
Two (2) registered Aboriginal heritage sites are known to occur within the Proposal DE. Acid sulphate soil (ASS) risk mapping over the Proposal DE indicating the Proposal is within an area that has a high to moderate risk of ASS.