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Bruce Highway overtaking lanes (Scovazzis Road to Como Road)

Overview:

Construction of a set of overtaking lanes on the Bruce Highway, south of Ingham.

Location:

Bruce Highway, between Scovazzis Road and Como Road, approximately 10km south of Ingham.

Completion:

Construction commenced in August 2016 and was completed in September 2017.

Benefits:

This upgrade created safer overtaking opportunities for motorists and improved efficiency on the highway between Ingham and Townsville.

Supplier:

Downer EDI Works Pty Ltd delivered this project.

Funding:

$9.6 million Australian Government funding.

Regions:
Northern Region

Project info

This project delivered vital improvements to road safety, freight connectivity and productivity, with the construction of new southbound and northbound overtaking lanes on the Bruce Highway between Scovazzis Road and Como Road.

This project formed part of the Queensland Government’s Accelerated Works Program, aimed at supporting local workers. An average of 30 jobs were supported over the life of the project. Construction commenced in August 2016 and was completed in September 2017.

Accelerated Works Program for northern Queensland

Contact details

Email: engagement.northern@tmr.qld.gov.au
Phone: 1800 625 648
Last updated
07 September 2017