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Peak Downs Highway Safety Works

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2016 - Mid 2019
Estimated Project Cost:$166,170,000
Australian Government Contribution:$166,170,000
Local Council/Shire:Mackay Regional Council
State:QLD

Project Description

The project involves an upgrade and realignment of 3.5 kilometres of the Peak Downs Highway through the Eton Range section to address safety concerns.

Benefits

The project will improve the safety and efficiency of the Peak Downs Highway to support development in local townships and enhance productivity in existing and future mining operations in the Bowen Basin and the Galilee Basin.

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $166,170,000 to the project.

Timetable

Construction commence April 2016 and is expected be completed mid 2019.

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Project details last updated: 23/06/2017