RMS was been awarded a $4.0 million Department of Transport & Main Roads project.
Overview: Widening and strengthening of a 2.1km section, and installing a 1m wide centre line treatment on the Bruce Highway.
Location: Bruce Highway, approximately 70km south of Townsville.
Completion: Construction is expected to commence in October 2016 and be completed in March / April 2017.
Benefits: This upgrade will improve safety and efficiency for road users.
Funding: $3.8 million including $3.04 million committed by the Australian Government and $760,000 committed by the Queensland Government.
This project involves the widening and strengthening of a 2.1km section, and installing a 1m wide centre line treatment on the Bruce Highway and is expected to support an average of 12 local jobs over the life of the project.
This project will deliver vital improvements to road safety, freight connectivity and productivity, and forms part of the Queensland Government’s Accelerated Works Program, aimed at supporting local workers.