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Bega Bypass

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Jun 2012 - Dec 2013
Estimated Project Cost:$49,585,000
Australian Government Contribution:$49,585,000
Local Council/Shire:Bega Valley Shire Council
State:NSW

Project Description

The project involved construction of a new 3.5 kilometre two-lane highway west of Bega, which bypasses the Bega town centre and connects to the Princes Highway.

Benefits

The bypass now enables the Princes Highway, between the Snowy Mountains Highway and the Victorian border, to be used by B-double vehicles. The bypass also removes through vehicles from the town centre, improving safety and amenity for residents.

Funding

The Australian Government has fully funded the $49.585 million project.

Timetable

Construction commenced on 12 June 2012 and all major works were completed on 19 December 2013.

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Project details last updated: 9/12/2015