QLD Budget 2018 - Townsville

From Townsville Enterprise

Summary of Key Budget 2018/19 announcements

- $1.342B towards North Queensland road upgrades over four years. Of that funding, $181.7M will be spent on North Queensland roads in 2018-19. Allocations include:
- $37.7M in 2018-19 (total spend $514.3M) towards Bruce Highway between Ayr and Townsville (bridge construction, cane tramway overpasses and intersection upgrades, including the Haughton River floodplain upgrade)
- $14.8M in 2018-19 (total spend $42.3M) towards widening of Gregory Developmental Road between Charters Towers and the Lynd
- $8M in 2018-19 (total spend $17M) towards pavement strengthening and rehabilitation works for Flinders Highway between Townsville and Charters Towers

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