Contracts totalling almost $3 billion have now been awarded on the 155-kilometre Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade, following the awarding of the contract between Iluka Road and Devils Pulpit.
The NorthConnex project is one step closer to completion with a new 50m bridge opening to motorists travelling southbound on the M1 Pacific Motorway at Wahroonga, New South Wales.
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.