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Bruce Highway - Goorganga Plains Upgrade - Plan and Preserve Corridor

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Estimated Project Cost:$15,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$12,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Whitsunday Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

Planning works for a future upgrade to lift the highway and provide bridges and culverts to give acceptable flood immunity to this 11km section of the highway.  The upgrade will include works to improve the safety of Thompson, Goorganga, Deadmans and Lethe Brook Creeks crossings.


Improved flood immunity and safety.


The Australian Government is providing $12 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Start and End dates will be confirmed with the Queensland Government.

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Project details last updated: 9/05/2017