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Bruce Highway – Yellow Gin Bridge Upgrade

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2015 - Mid 2016
Estimated Project Cost:$45,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$36,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Burdekin Shire Council
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

This project replaced the existing Yellow Gin Creek Bridge to a two-way, two lane standard. Approaches will be higher and wider, with an 11m seal width. The project also includes an intersection upgrade at Beachmont Road.

Benefits

Works will reduce the frequency and extent of road closure at Yellow Gin Bridge, improving freight efficiency for north-south inter and intra- state truck movements.

Funding

The Australian Government has committed up to $36 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.

Timetable

Construction commenced in mid 2015 and was completed in mid-2016.

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Project details last updated: 7/05/2017