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Bridges Renewal Programme

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Funding Programme:Bridges Renewal Programme
Status:Underway
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2015 - ongoing
State:ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Project Description

The Bridges Renewal Programme (BRP) funds bridge projects that will upgrade and repair bridges and enhance access for local communities and facilitate higher productivity vehicle access. The Australian Government will contribute up to fifty per cent of the total project cost and projects are selected through a competive, merit based process.

Details of successful projects from previous rounds can be found on the BRP website at www.infrastructure.gov.au/bridges           

Benefits

The objectives of the programme are to upgrade and repair bridges to enhance access for local communities and facilitate higher productivity vehicle access.  

Funding

The Australian Government committed $300 million to the BRP from 2015-16 to 2018-19. In the 2016-17 Federal Budget this was extended by $60 million per year from 2019-20.

Timetable

Round One projects commenced from mid-2015 and are expected to be completed by mid-2017.

Round Two projects commenced from early 2016 and are expected to be completed by mid-2018.

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Project details last updated: 8/06/2016