• Funding program Investment Road and Rail Program
  • Status Completed
  • Transport mode Road
  • Expected start/finish Mid 2021 - Late 2022
  • Estimated project cost $103,000,000
  • Australian Government contribution $82,410,000
  • Local Council/Shire Fraser Coast Regional Council
  • State QLD
  • Corridor Brisbane - Cairns

Project description

Construct a high level bridge and approaches on a new alignment at Saltwater Creek crossing and a new bridge and approaches to Deadmans Gully on a new alignment. Upgrade four existing floodway sections north of Saltwater Creek between Maryborough and Torbanlea to improve flood immunity.


Improved flood immunity and safety.


The Australian Government has committed up to $82.4 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Planning commenced in late 2018. Construction commenced in July 2021 and was completed in late 2022.

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