|Funding Programme:||Investment Road and Rail Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2013 - Late 2015
|Estimated Project Cost:||$153,500,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$122,800,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Townsville City Council
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
This project involved the duplication of approximately seven kilometres of the Bruce Highway from Vantassel Street to Cluden, south of Townsville, to four lanes and construction of a new high level bridge over Stuart Creek Bridge.
The project will assist in reducing congestion, improve safety and flood immunity, and provide improved access to industrial and residential developments to the south of Townsville.
The Australian Government committed up to $122.8 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.
The project commenced construction in October 2013 and was completed in September 2015.
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Project details last updated: 15/02/2017