Balonne Highway (Bollon - Cunnamulla) – Bollon West Flood Levee, improve drainage

Works involve constructing a levee bank across the Balonne Highway on the western side of Bollon.

The works have been delivered through the Regional Economic Enabling Fund (REEF), a package of works delivering targeted upgrades to many roads across regional Queensland in response to COVID-19.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Improves flood immunity
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth

Key features

  • Construction of a levee bank across the Balonne Highway on the western side of Bollon.
  • Raised the side roads to match the Balonne Highway on the western side of Bollon.

Funding

This project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis.

Total investment
$1.8 million
Australian Government
$1.44 million
Queensland Government
$360,000

Current status

Construction started on 27 April 2021 and was completed on 16 June 2021, weather and conditions permitting.

Balonne Highway (Bollon - Cunnamulla) – Bollon West Flood Levee map