|Funding Programme:||Northern Australia Beef Roads Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2019 - Mid 2019
|Estimated Project Cost:||$990,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$800,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Richmond Shire Council,Winton Shire Council
The Richmond-Winton Road is part of the inland road network that links cattle properties to major freight routes of the Landsborough and Flinders highways.
The package will provide approximately 2 kilometres of progressive sealing on unsealed sections of the Richmond-Winton Road. In conjunction with Package one, a total of 9.5 kilometres of the Road will be sealed, providing a high level of benefits to the Queensland beef industry.
The project will deliver the following benefits to the cattle supply chain:
- improved productivity and travel times by sealing unsealed sections of road
- reduced damage and stress to livestock by reducing road roughness and dust generation
- improved road safety by improving the road surface
- reduced vehicle damage and operating costs
- improved route reliability and reduced road closures during the wet season
- reduced whole-of-life asset management costs
The Australian Government has committed up to $0.80 million towards this $0.99 million project.
Construction is expected to commence in early-2019.
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Project details last updated: 9/05/2017