Nearly 200 local workers are now working on the bridge, after the previous subcontract with an international firm to fabricate the bridge components was terminated.
The Federal and Western Australian Governments have announced the successful projects to receive funding under the $55.25 million Regional Road Safety package.
The first sod has been turned on the Mackay and Whitsunday’s largest ever road infrastructure project.
National Precast Member Humes is supplying precast concrete elements integral to the Darlington Upgrade project.
Work will soon start on construction of an extension to Ellerton Drive in Queanbeyan, NSW, following the announcement of successful contractor for the project.
The joint Federal and NSW government-funded upgrade on the Bolivia Hill section of the highway aims to deliver significant road safety improvements between Glen Innes to Tenterfield.