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Jetty fix to cost city $85,000

Kate FieldingSouth Western Times
The Marlston Waterfront Jetty has been closed since it was damaged in winter storms.
Camera IconThe Marlston Waterfront Jetty has been closed since it was damaged in winter storms. Credit: Jon Gellweiler / South Western Times

The Marlston Waterfront Jetty will cost Bunbury City Council $85,000 to repair.

The council this week supported repairing the popular jetty after damage from winter storms.

The Marlston Waterfront Jetty has been closed since it was damaged in winter storms.
Camera IconThe Marlston Waterfront Jetty has been closed since it was damaged in winter storms. Credit: Jon Gellweiler / South Western Times

The jetty has been closed to the public since the storm.

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The council will dip into its Asset Management and Renewal Reserve to fund the repairs.

The Marlston Waterfront Jetty has been closed since it was damaged in winter storms.
Camera IconThe Marlston Waterfront Jetty has been closed since it was damaged in winter storms. Credit: Jon Gellweiler / South Western Times

It will also use a $25,000 insurance payout for the work.

Due to access constraints in the area, the repair work will be undertaken ocean-side via a barge.

The council will also undertake routine work at the same time.

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