|Funding Program:||Roads of Strategic Importance
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2021 - Mid 2023
|Estimated Project Cost:||$56,975,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$45,580,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Blackall-Tambo Regional Council,Central Highlands Regional Council
This project will upgrade and progressively seal sections of the Dawson Developmental Road between Springsure and Tambo, including construction of a new bridge over Barcoo River.
The benefits of upgrading this road include:
- increased connectivity between communities
- increased flood immunity
- provide a more reliable and safe road network, especially during the wet season
- improve access for higher capacity vehicles
- facilitate other economic opportunities.
The Australian Government has committed $45.58 million to this project with the Queensland Government committing the remainder.
The project commenced construction in early 2021 and is expected to be completed by mid 2023, weather permitting.
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Project details last updated: 29/03/2022