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Dalrymple Road

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2015 - Early 2016
Estimated Project Cost:$31,740,000
Australian Government Contribution:$15,870,000
Local Council/Shire:Townsville City Council
State:QLD

Project Description

The upgrade involved channelling works, including table drains and culverts to divert water during flooding, and construction of a raised 450 metre two lane bridge over the Bohle River.

Benefits

The upgrade improved road conditions for the local community and freight access, and provided better flood immunity.

Funding

The Australian Government committed to provide 50 per cent up to $20 million towards the estimated $40 million cost of the upgrade of Dalrymple Road, in partnership with the Queensland Government and Townsville City Council.

As the project was delivered under budget for $31.74 million, the final Australian Government contribution was $15.87 million.

Timetable

Construction commenced in May 2015 and was practically complete in January 2016.

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Project details last updated: 3/05/2018