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Flinders Highway Culvert upgrades (Package 1)

Overview:

This project is 1 of 2 packages of work being funded under the Northern Australia Roads Program on the Flinders Highway.

Location:

Charters Towers – Richmond.

Benefits:

This project will support growing traffic volumes on the Highway from a diverse range of road users and provide the following benefits:

  • Reduced whole-of-life infrastructure costs, through replacement of ageing and vulnerable culverts.
  • Increased route reliability.
Funding:

$25.00 million jointly funded, 80% by the Australian Government and 20% Queensland Government.

Regions:
North West Region

Project info

The Flinders Highway is a high-productivity freight route, which forms part of the National Land Transport Network, linking agricultural and mining activities to the processing and export facilities in Townsville.

The scope of works for this project includes replacing 7 culverts, which are past their design life and are showing signs of structural fatigue on the section of the Highway between Charters Towers and Richmond.

Contact details

Email: cloncurry.office@tmr.qld.gov.au
Phone: 07 4769 3200
Last updated
10 August 2018