Five metropolitan railway pedestrian crossings and nine rural road level crossings will be upgraded as part of an initial $12 million investment in the State Government’s Railway Crossing Safety Strategy.
The Palaszczuk Government will be ensuring that sizable mines across the state are properly rehabilitated, protecting the environment and creating more jobs in the resource services industry.
Nearly $6 million will be invested to upgrade stations across the south-east Queensland rail network by the State Government as part of its plan to fix the trains and improve the Queensland Rail network.
Work on new tracks that will carry trams around the massive Domain construction site will ramp up next month as part of the Andrews Labor Government $11 billion Metro Tunnel Project.
The new $109 million Aquatic and Recreation Centre, known as Cockburn ARC, has been officially opened, with the State Government expecting the facility to pay social and economic dividends for the region.
Major construction has officially commenced on the $929.3 million Bruce Highway Upgrade—Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway project, which will increase safety and ease congestion for around 40,000 motorists who use the route daily.
Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester has revealed that Vassallo Constructions Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract to undertake works to relocate water mains for the Bruce Highway to Mackay Ring Road Stage 1 Project.
Works to replace the Burnett River Bridge on Monto–Mount Perry Road which created 36 jobs have been completed with the new bridge opening to traffic tomorrow.
Work has started on two new natural play spaces in Tuggeranong Town Park and Finn Street in O’Connor, with a third to get underway in coming weeks at Telopea Park in Barton.
More than 2km of Frederick Road between Old Port Road and West Lakes Boulevard will be upgraded as part of $4.2m of works starting this week.
Works have begun on the Lagoon Precinct in Yeppoon as part of the $53 million Foreshore and Town Centre Revitalisation project.
The Australian Government will help build a better, safer Calder highway with a $10 million investment in new overtaking lanes and upgraded and new rest areas.