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Wantabadgery Road, Junee - 040087-10NSW-RTR

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Funding Programme:Roads to Recovery Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Jun 2011 - Feb 2014
Australian Government Contribution:$587,450
Local Council/Shire:Junee Shire Council
State:NSW

Project Description

This section of the Wantabadgery Road was constructed in excess of 60 years ago. It is a narrow 5m wide seal with a vertical and horizontal alignment of a poor standard which does not meet any of the design criteria for a road required by the modern travelling public. The fourth culvert on the road is an inadequate drainage structure that requires replacement.

It is proposed to re-construct a further 1km of the Wantabadgery Road to a 6m wide seal with 1m gravel shoulders. The vertical and horizontal alignment will be designed to an 80 kph standard. The work will include a new drainage structure consisting of a 3-cell 2.1m x 1.5m high box culvert. This structure will enable the road to stay open in a one in one hundred year flood event with the culvert structure handling a one in fifty year event, and the road surface carrying the excess water to a maximum depth of 150mm.

Total cost of proposed project is $600,961

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Project details last updated: 10/04/2014