Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Tarcoon Road (Rural Road) - 046730-12NSW-RTR

Funding Program:Roads to Recovery Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Sep 2012 - Jul 2013
Australian Government Contribution:$113,294
Local Council/Shire:Bourke Shire Council

Project Description

Road has eroded away over the years due to drought and recent heavy rains. Causeway and dips are impassable in wet weather, Council has had to spend continued funds rescueing vehicles trapped in wet weather

Reformation grading of the full 20.75 kilometres of road to elevate it to its original condition leaving a 5 percent crossfall on the surface to help drainage. Gravel resheeting of existing causeways at chainages 1.16, 2.86, 4.54, 7.45, 10.56, 11.24 and 13.42 to allow traffic to pass after wet weather.

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Project details last updated: 10/04/2014