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Bruce Highway - Pavement Widening - South of Home Hill to North Ingham

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2016 - Early 2020
Estimated Project Cost:$82,900,000
Australian Government Contribution:$66,400,000
Local Council/Shire:Burdekin Shire Council,Hinchinbrook Shire Council,Toowoomba Regional Council
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

Pavement widening and strengthening works, including wide-centre line treatments, on high priority sections of the Bruce Highway between Home Hill and Ingham.

Benefits

The pavement widening will be combined with the application of wide centre line treatments to separate vehicles on two lane sections of the Highway, greatly reducing the risk of head on type crashes.

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $66.4 million to the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.

Timetable

Works commenced in Mid 2016 and will be completed progressively through until early 2020.

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Project details last updated: 16/09/2016