Works have commenced on a major upgrade of the Haughton River Floodplain in Queensland. This $514.3 million project will upgrade the Bruce Highway at Giru to improve flood immunity on the 13.5 kilometre stretch of road.
Works to upgrade Queensland’s Bruce Highway-Maroochydore Road Interchange is one step closer to commencing with the Australian Government committing approximately $241 million towards the project, including a $91.4 million investment from the 2019-20 Federal Budget.
The Western Australian Government will be investing approximately $1.7 billion through the 2019-20 State Budget to deliver projects that will improve road conditions in Perth’s eastern region as well as on the Tonkin Highway.
Decmil will continue delivering upgrade works on Victoria’s Plenty Road from Mill Park to Mernda, with the company awarded the contract to deliver Stage 2 of the project which covers the stretch between Bush Boulevard and Bridge Inn Road.
The New South Wales section of the Princes Highway between Wollongong and the Victorian Border has received a significant investment of $500 million through the 2019-20 Budget, which means South Coast communities will soon see safety upgrades go underway.
More upgrade works on the Pacific Motorway (M1) in Queensland are set to go underway soon with design works commencing on the first sections of the Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hills and Varsity Lakes to Tugun sections.
Neoen Australia has proposed a $1 billion renewable energy project to be built mainly on a pine plantation near Portland in Victoria. The 900MW wind farm and battery storage project is set to become the first and the largest of its kind to be built in Australia.
Construction is now ramping up on Queensland’s $152 million Smithfield Bypass project, a development that will bust congestion and reduce traffic on the Captain Cook Highway (CCH).
Approximately $2.6 billion has been allotted towards the delivery of South Australian road infrastructure projects from the recently announced 2019-20 Budget.