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Bruce Highway (Didgeridoo Creek to East Barratta Creek): widening and strengthening

Overview:

Widening and strengthening of a 2.1km section, and installing a 1m wide centre line treatment on the Bruce Highway.

Location:

Bruce Highway, approximately 70km south of Townsville.

Completion:

Construction commenced in October 2016 and is expected to be completed in June 2017.

Benefits:

This upgrade will improve safety and efficiency for road users.

Supplier:

RMS Engineering and Constructions are delivering this project.

Funding:

$3.8 million including $3.04 million committed by the Australian Government and $760,000 committed by the Queensland Government.

Regions:
Northern Region

Project info

This project involves the widening and strengthening of a 2.1km section, and installing a 1m wide centre line treatment on the Bruce Highway and is expected to support an average of 12 jobs over the life of the project.

This project will deliver vital improvements to road safety, freight connectivity and productivity, and forms part of the Queensland Government’s Accelerated Works Program, aimed at supporting local workers.

Accelerated Works Program

Contact details

Email: engagement.northern@tmr.qld.gov.au
Phone: 1800 625 648

Community info

The project’s Customer and Stakeholder Management team is committed to listening to stakeholders and values all community feedback during the project’s construction.

Last updated
14 February 2017