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Flinders Highway – Hughenden to Cloncurry -Pavement Widening and Strengthening

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Funding Programme:National Highway Upgrade Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2016 - Late 2016
Estimated Project Cost:$25,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$20,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Flinders Shire Council,Mckinlay Shire Council,Richmond Shire Council
State:QLD
Corridor:Townsville - Mount Isa

Project Description

The project will involve pavement widening and strengthening of approximately 30 kilometres of narrow and rough pavement on the Flinders Highway between Hughenden and Cloncurry.

Benefits

The project will assist in reducing vehicle operating and maintenance costs, increasing safety and improving travel times for road users.

Funding

The Australian Government has committed up to $20 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.

Timetable

The project commenced June 2016 and was completed December 2016.

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Project details last updated: 12/05/2017