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

River Heads Road - Hervey Bay

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2015 - Mid 2016
Estimated Project Cost:$7,140,000
Australian Government Contribution:$3,750,000
Local Council/Shire:Fraser Coast Regional Council

Project Description

The project upgraded sections of River Heads Road to improve the road quality.


The upgrade of River Heads Road benefits local road users and tourists through efficiency and safety improvements which in turn will provide economic benefits particularly for the retail and hospitality industries.


The Australian Government committed $3.75 million towards upgrading River Heads Road, in partnership with the Queensland Government and the Fraser Coast Regional Council.


Works commenced in July 2015 and were completed in July 2016.

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Project details last updated: 22/10/2019