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Newcastle Port – Kooragang Island (Tourle Street Bridge Duplication)

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:April 2016 - 30 December 2018
Estimated Project Cost:$103,800,000
Australian Government Contribution:$51,900,000
Local Council/Shire:Newcastle City Council
State:NSW

Project Description

The duplication of Tourle Street Bridge and its approaches at Kooragang Island.

Benefits

The project is expected to improve freight productivity on Tourle Street and Cormorant Road and enhance the safety and environmental performance of the corridor.

Funding

The Australian and NSW governments have each committed $51.9 million to this project.

Timetable

Construction on the project commenced in early 2016 and is expected to be completed by end 2018.

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Project details last updated: 2/08/2016