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Bruce Highway - Sarina to Cairns - Realign and Raise Highway from Sandy Corner to Collinsons Lagoon

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:November 2012 - March 2015
Estimated Project Cost:$50,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$40,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Burdekin Shire Council
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

The project involved the realignment and raising of a four kilometre section of the Bruce Highway from Sandy Corner to Collinsons Lagoon, nine kilometres north of Ayr.

Benefits

The project will improve flood immunity and the reliability and safety of transport operations on this section of the Bruce Highway.

Funding

The Australian Government provided $40 million to the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.

Timetable

Construction commenced in November 2012 and was completed in March 2015.

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Project details last updated: 15/12/2016