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Yeppoon Road Duplication

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Estimated Project Cost:$80,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$64,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Livingstone Shire Council,Rockhampton Regional Council
State:QLD

Project Description

The project will deliver targeted upgrades, including duplicating sections of Yeppoon Road.

Benefits

The project is expected to:

  • increase economic productivity by reducing costs to industry through better efficiency on the route and lower travel times
  • improve road safety by reducing unsafe overtaking and the associated risks of head-on collisions
  • increase route capacity to accommodate future growth in traffic volume through increases economic activity in the region

Funding

The Australian Government will contribute up to 80 per cent, capped at $64 million.

Timetable

The delivery schedule will be determined as planning on the project progresses and in consultation with the Queensland Government.

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Project details last updated: 31/10/2019