|Funding Program:||Nation Building Program Off-Network
|Expected Start/Finish:||October 2009 - Early 2013
|Estimated Project Cost:||$3,100,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$1,550,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Cook Shire Council
This project is designed to improve access on the Northern Peninsula Road, an important local link through the Iron Range National Park and to the far north of Cape York.
The project will involve the construction of road formation and drainage on an improved horizontal and vertical alignment.
The benefits of the project include:
- improved road conditions and regional access through construction to a sealed standard;
- a reduction of time of road closure; and
- improved safety for transport vehicles, local traffic and tourist vehicles. .
The Australian Government is providing $1.55 million towards this project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Construction commenced in October 2009 and was completed in March 2013.
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Project details last updated: 27/03/2013