The Alan Wilke Bridge on Stanmore Road has reopened to traffic following extensive repairs.
The bridge sustained heavy damage in March when flooding associated with ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie tore through the region. It re-opened to traffic on Saturday morning.
Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen said he was thrilled the vital thoroughfare was in use again.
“I want to thank everyone for their incredible patience as this rebuild has been happening,” Mr van Manen said.
“I know what an important connection this road is for the local community.
“In the end the works were completed just ahead of schedule, which is a great outcome overall.”
The Federal Government funded 75 per cent of the cost of the repairs under Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA).
The NDRRA provides local councils with funding assistance for clean-up, recovery and the restoration of essential public assets after natural disasters.
Earthworks at the bridge were done in May while road pavement and bridge repair works got under way in June.
Mr van Manen acknowledged the efforts of the Logan and Gold Coast City Councils.
“It is great work both councils have done to get this road open and this bridge open again as quickly as possible,” Mr van Manen said.