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

Bilwon Road, Biboorah - 049865-13QLD-RTR

Funding Program:Roads to Recovery Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Oct 2013 - Jun 2014
Australian Government Contribution:$250,480
Local Council/Shire:Tablelands Regional Council

Project Description

The existing 5m wide bitumen seal is too narrow for the number of commercial vehicles now using this section of Bilwon Road. Two vehicles are unable to pass without utilising the unsealed road verg or the table drain which creates an unsafe enviroment for road users. The existing road pavement is also substandard and is showing signs of detoriation from heavy use by commercial vehicles.

The proposed works include the widening of the existing 5m wide bitumen to 7m to allow the safe passing of commercial vehicles and the reconstruction of the road pavement to improve the load bearing capacity.

Total cost of proposed project is $331,737

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Project details last updated: 10/08/2014