|Funding Program:||Roads of Strategic Importance
|Estimated Project Cost:||$80,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$64,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Livingstone Shire Council,Rockhampton Regional Council
The project will deliver targeted upgrades, including duplicating sections of Yeppoon Road.
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
The Australian Government will contribute up to 80 per cent, capped at $64 million.
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