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Biloela Heavy Vehicle Bypass

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2021 - Late 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$3,070,000
Australian Government Contribution:$2,100,000
Local Council/Shire:Banana Shire Council
State:QLD

Project Description

This project will construct a heavy vehicle bypass at Biloela to divert traffic away from the residential and commercial centre of Biloela to improve safety, travel times and access for all road users. The project consists of ten smaller upgrades along the heavy vehicle bypass route, including road widening and bitumen and asphalt resealing.

Benefits

This project will deliver the following key benefits:

  • Improved travel times and access for heavy vehicles
  • Reduced interaction between heavy vehicles and vulnerable road users
  • Decreased traffic in the Biloela commercial district

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $2.1 million to this project.

Timetable

The project commenced construction in January 2021, with completion expected in late 2022.

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Project details last updated: 17/09/2021