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Peak Downs Highway

Feb 12, 2021
Peak Downs Highway safety works kick off

Peak Downs Highway safety works kick off

Work is underway on $11.5 million worth of safety upgrades to the Peak Downs Highway, north of Clermont. The project will see the Wolfang Rd intersection upgraded, along with three sections of the highway, between Tea Tree Creek bridge and Myall Creek crossing. RoadTek is carrying out the work, which is expected to be completed… ...

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Oct 09, 2020
LNP pledges $50m for Peak Downs Highway upgrade

LNP pledges $50m for Peak Downs Highway upgrade

An LNP Government would deliver a $50 million upgrade to the Peak Downs Highway, Member for Burdekin Dale Last said. Mr Last said the Peak Downs Highway had been ignored for five years under Labor, despite being a lifeline for major agricultural and resources businesses. “An LNP Government will upgrade sections of the highway under… ...

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Sep 23, 2020
Bids open to build $150m Walkerston Bypass

Bids open to build $150m Walkerston Bypass

Construction companies are being invited to submit their interest in building the $150 million Walkerston Bypass on the Peak Downs Highway in Central Queensland. The tender is expected to be awarded in March next year, with construction expected to start soon after and completion due by late 2023. The bypass will provide a 10.6km link… ...

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Sep 15, 2020
Upgrade on the way for Peak Downs Highway stretch

Upgrade on the way for Peak Downs Highway stretch

The Australian and Queensland governments have unlocked $18 million in funding to upgrade the Peak Downs Highway between Mackay and Eton, paving the way for construction to begin later this year. Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry said the road between Mackay and Eton had a reputation for being dangerous and the Federal Government’s 80… ...

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Jan 14, 2020
Walkerston Bypass added to priority infrastructure list

Walkerston Bypass added to priority infrastructure list

Central Queensland’s Walkerston Bypass road project has been ranked among the nation’s top priorities when it comes to infrastructure investment. Infrastructure Australia has added the Peak Downs Highway Realignment Project (Walkerston Bypass) to the Infrastructure Priority List after a rigorous assessment of the project’s business case. The $150 million Walkerston Bypass project inclu...

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