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Bruce Highway - Saltwater Creek Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2020 - Mid 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$103,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$82,410,000
Local Council/Shire:Fraser Coast Regional Council
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

Construct a high level bridge and approaches on a new alignment at Saltwater Creek crossing and a new bridge and approaches to Deadmans Gully on a new alignment. Upgrade four existing floodway sections north of Saltwater Creek between Maryborough and Torbanlea to improve flood immunity.

Benefits

Improved flood immunity and safety.

Funding

The Australian Government has committed up to $82.4 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.

Timetable

Planning is expected to commence late 2018. Construction is expected to commence early 2020 and be completed in mid 2021.

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Project details last updated: 19/03/2019