|Funding Programme:||Investment Road and Rail Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||Mid 2016 - Early 2017
|Estimated Project Cost:||$10,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$8,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Cassowary Coast Regional Council
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
The project involves the replacement of an existing single-span deteriorated bridge with a new single-span concrete bridge. The scope of the project comprises:
- Replace both super-structure and sub-structure at the existing 19.95 metre long single-span concrete bridge with a 25 metre long single-span concrete bridge at approximately existing level;
- Approximately 380 metres of pavement transition at approach roads either side; and
- Construction of a temporary side track to provide traffic with continued highway access during the construction phase.
The works will provide travel time savings for freight and passenger vehicles. Freight and passenger connectivity will be maintained on the Bruce Highway, along with a safe and sustainable access to the tranposrt network.
The Australian Government has committed up to $8 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Construction commenced on 30 May 2016 and was completed 22 February 2017.
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Project details last updated: 7/05/2017