|Funding Programme:||Investment Road and Rail Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||March 2015 - December 2016
|Estimated Project Cost:||$200,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$160,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Townsville City Council
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
The project involves the construction of the final section of the Townsville Ring Road, between Shaw Road and Mount Low through the Bohle Plains. It will connect Sections 2 and 3 of the Ring Road with the Bruce Highway north of the Mount Low Parkway intersection.
The completed Ring Road will address the capacity limitations and accident risks of the existing Shaw Road section and improve the movement of freight traffic to and from the Port of Townsville, on the Bruce Highway.
The Australian Government has committed up to $160 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Construction commenced in March 2015 and was completed December 2016.
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Project details last updated: 15/12/2016