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Bruce Highway - Sarina to Cairns - Rest Areas

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:April 2011 - Mid 2016
Estimated Project Cost:$6,347,000
Australian Government Contribution:$6,347,000
Local Council/Shire:Burdekin Shire Council,Hinchinbrook Shire Council,Townsville City Council,Cairns Regional Council,Cassowary Coast Regional Council,Mackay Regional Council,Whitsunday Regional Council
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

This project involved the construction of new rest areas, vehicle stopping places and audible edge lines between Sarina and Cairns.

Benefits

The new rest areas will enhance safety for road users, especially heavy vehicle operators.

Funding

The Australian Government is providing $6,347,000 million to the project.

Timetable

Construction commenced in April 2011 and was completed in August 2016.

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Project details last updated: 16/12/2016