Floodplain upgrade nears completion

Following the final traffic switch earlier this year the $500 million Haughton River Floodplain upgrade is on track for completion later this year.

L-R: TIG Project Manager Jeff Hughes, TMR Project Manager Craig Caton, State Member for Thuringowa Aaron Harper and Dawson MP George Christensen.

Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen spoke about the benefits the project will bring during times of heavy rain. “North Queenslanders are all too familiar with flooding closing the Bruce Highway over the Reed Beds area, with this section of highway typically closing every couple of years during the wet season, forcing transport operators and…

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