|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||January 2009 - Mid 2018
|Estimated Project Cost:||$25,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$25,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Burdekin Shire Council
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
The Burdekin River Bridge is a 50 year old steel structure crossing the Burdekin River. This bridge is a vital link between the towns of Ayr and Home Hill and is of strategic significance to Queensland as it provides the only safe and reliable connection for road and rail traffic between North Queensland and all points south.
This project involves maintenance activities including continued structural rehabilitation and patch painting.
Continued maintenance and rehabilitation of this bridge maintains economic productivity and access to the region though reduced travel time and route reliability.
The Australian Government is funding the total project cost and has committed up to $25 million to the project.
This project commenced in January 2009 and will continue until mid 2018.
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Project details last updated: 15/12/2016