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Bruce Highway - Ingham to Cardwell Range Deviation - Plan and Preserve Corridor

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Estimated Project Cost:$48,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$38,400,000
Local Council/Shire:Hinchinbrook Shire Council
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

Planning and corridor preservation for the future construction of a deviation on higher ground to the west of the existing Bruce Highway such that a much higher flood immunity can be achieved along this section.

Benefits

Improved efficiency, flood immunity, safety and amenity.

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $38.4 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.

Timetable

Start and end dates to be confirmed with the Queensland Government.

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Project details last updated: 9/05/2017