Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

SEAL­ING works on a 9.2km Cape York road will start soon af­ter a con­tract was awarded to Weipabased com­pany North Queens­land Civil Engi­neer­ing Con­tract­ing. The stretch of the Penin­sula De­vel­op­men­tal Road from Myall Creek to Rio Bound­ary is set to be­gin in com­ing weeks un­der the Fed­eral Govern­ment’s $260.5 mil­lion Cape York Re­gion Pack­age. The pro­ject is deemed im­por­tant to im­prove safety and con­nec­tiv­ity for com­mu­ni­ties, freight oper­a­tors and tourists. The Myall Creek to Rio Bound­ary pro­ject is sched­uled for com­ple­tion in late-2017.

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