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Burdekin Road Safety Audit projects

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:October 2011 - January 2014
Estimated Project Cost:$25,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$16,800,000
Local Council/Shire:Burdekin Shire Council
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

The project involved safety works identified by the Burdekin Road Safety Audit, including upgrading intersections along Edward Street in Ayr and in Brandon and the construction of two new overtaking lanes on the Bruce Highway in the Burdekin area.

Benefits

The project will improve safety on the Bruce Highway in the Burdekin area.

Funding

The Australian Government provided $16.8 million to the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.

Timetable

Construction commenced on the first project in October 2011 and was completed in January 2014.

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Project details last updated: 15/12/2016