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Remote Community Access Road Upgrades in Cape York - Bloomfield Road

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:September 2013 - Late 2014
Estimated Project Cost:$5,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$2,750,000

Project Description

The project consists of the construction of a high level concrete bridge over the Bloomfield River and upgrading of the bridge approaches.


The project will improve safety, provide greater flood immunity and require less ongoing maintenance, facilitating improvements to the health and social well-being of the Wujal Wujal Community.


The Australian Government is providing $2.75 million towards this project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Construction commenced in September 2013 and was completed in late 2014.

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Project details last updated: 18/02/2015