|Funding Program:||National Highway Upgrade Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2018 - Late 2020
|Estimated Project Cost:||$122,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$61,350,000
|Corridor:||Melbourne - Brisbane
The project involves widening the existing formation, providing an improved heavy duty pavement and constructing two overtaking lanes on the Newell Highway between Mungle Back Creek and Boggabilla.
The project will:
- Enhance travel reliability and times
- Improve productivity of NSW road freight network
- Reduce vehicle operating costs
- Reduce maintenance costs
- Improve road safety
The Australian Government has committed $61.35 million towards the $122 million project.
The project commenced construction in November 2018 and planned to be completed in late 2020.
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Project details last updated: 3/10/2019