Australia funds US$380 Million for Queensland Road Projects
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Australia funds US$380 Million for Queensland Road Projects

Australia funds US$380 Million for Queensland Road Projects

The Australian and Queensland governments have reached agreement for funding major road infrastructure projects in South East Queensland and Central Queensland with a value of over US$ 380 million (AU$ 500 million).

The road projects involve upgrading the M1 Motorway and construction of the Walkerston, to include:

  1. Pacific Motorway (M1) – Upgrade to 6 lanes from Mudgeeraba to Varsity Lakes.
  2. M1/Gateway – Major upgrade and merge of the southbound lanes at Eight Mile Plains A.
  3. Construction of the Walkerston Bypass near Mackay.
  4. Widening of the Mt Lindesay Highway between Browns Plains and Beaudesert.
  5. Funding for the planning of the M1 – Varsity Lakes to Tugun.

Early works on the M1 Gateway Merge project is expected to begin in November 2017 with major construction works following on after the Commonwealth Games; whilst construction of the Walkerston Bypass will commence after completion of the Mackay Ring Road – Stage 1 project.

Post source : ANGDavis Associates

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