|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2020 - Early 2022
|Estimated Project Cost:||$158,050,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$126,440,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Balonne Shire Council,Barcoo Shire Council,Bulloo Shire Council,Burke Shire Council,Diamantina Shire Council,Flinders Shire Council,Mareeba Shire Council,Murweh Shire Council,Quilpie Shire Council,Richmond Shire Council,Townsville City Council,Barcaldine Regional Council,Cairns Regional Council,Central Highlands Regional Council,Gladstone Regional Council,Isaac Regional Council,Longreach Regional Council,Mackay Regional Council,Rockhampton Regional Council,Somerset Regional Council,Maranoa Regional Council
The Regional Economic Enabling Fund is a package of 25 projects that will deliver works including progressive sealing, pavement strengthening and widening and bridge and floodway upgrades across remote, rural and regional Queensland.
- Improve road safety for all road users
- Improve efficiency and network reliability
- Improve connectivity between people with jobs and services, and goods with markets
- Improve accessibility and connectivity of road networks
- Improve freight productivity
The Australian Government has committed up to $126.4 million towards this package of works.
The package of works started in late 2020 and is expected to be completed by early 2022, weather permitting.
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Project details last updated: 6/01/2021