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  • AECOM to design Cattle and Frances Creeks upgrade

    Infrastructure Investment | 25 September 2015

    AECOM Australia has been appointed to carry out the detailed design of the $174 million upgrade to Cattle and Frances Creeks crossings on the Bruce Highway north of Townsville.

    When complete, the upgrade will improve the region's freight connectivity, travel reliability and access to essential services.

  • Bolivia Hill safety upgrades progress

    Infrastructure Investment | 25 September 2015

    Residents are now invited to have their say on the Review of Environment Factors (REF) for the Bolivia Hill upgrade project on the New England Highway.

    The proposed upgrade will include improvements to the road to allow the speed limit to be increased to 100km/h.

  • Yellow Gin Creek upgrade gets the green light

    Infrastructure Investment | 24 September 2015

    Construction has commenced on the $45 million Yellow Gin Creek upgrade project.

    The project involves replacing the existing floodway with a new two lane, two-way bridge at South Ayr on the Bruce Highway.

    The Yellow Gin Creek upgrade project is expected to be completed in late 2016.

  • Legislation for US-bound air cargo security introduced into Parliament

    Transport security | 17 September 2015

    Amendments to the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 have been introduced into the Australian Parliament. The amendments will establish a legal framework for Australia's Known Consignor scheme, which will open to exporters mid-2016. The changes will also ensure Australia's air cargo security arrangements keep pace with international standards and protect the continuity of exports to the United States.

  • Contract awarded for $16 million D'Aguilar Highway upgrade

    Infrastructure Investment | 17 September 2015

    A construction contract has been awarded for works on the D’Aguilar Highway. Works, which will begin in October, will deliver safety improvements along the road at high-risk locations between Caboolture and Kilcoy.