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

Banjima Drive (rural road) - 053202-14WA-RTR

Funding Program:Roads to Recovery Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Jul 2014 - Dec 2014
Australian Government Contribution:$621,345
Local Council/Shire:Shire of Ashburton

Project Description

Banjima Drive has been sealed up to the 20 kilometre point and the continued sealing of the final 8 kilometres completes the sealing of the Shire owned length of this road. The existing road is gravel and grading is now difficult due to the rock exposure from years of grading and major rutting of the road. Use of the road has become a difficult for tourists especially those towing caravans accessing the campsites and a lot of damages to vehicles and caravans has been reported.

Construct, stabilise and prepare for seal, then seal. Completion of required drainage, signage and guideposts.

Total cost of proposed project is $1,700,000

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Project details last updated: 10/02/2015