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Remote Community Access Road Upgrades in Cape York - Bloomfield Road

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

Project Description

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

Benefits

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.

Funding

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

Timetable

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

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Project details last updated: 18/02/2015