|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2014 - Mid 2018
|Estimated Project Cost:||$830,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$415,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Nambucca Shire Council
|Corridor:||Sydney - Brisbane
This project will construct approximately 19.5 kilometres of four-lane divided road between Allgomera, south of Warrell Creek, and Nambucca Heads, where it will connect to the Nambucca Heads to Urunga project that is currently under construction. The project, built to Class-M (motorway) standard, includes new grade separated interchanges at Warrell Creek and Bald Hill Road, and a new major crossing of the Nambucca River at Macksville.
The project will improve road safety and economic efficiency by reducing travel times and freight transport costs.
The total cost of the project is $830 million. The Australian and New South Wales governments are each providing $415 million towards the construction of the project.
Acciona Ferrovial Joint Venutre was awarded the contract to design and construct the project on 11 July 2014. Major works commenced on 17 December 2014. The first 13 kilometres, the Macksville Bypass, opened to traffic in December 2017. The remaining 6 kilometres is expected to open to traffic in mid 2018.
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Project details last updated: 12/02/2018