Road, bridge money

The Weekly Advertiser Horsham - - News -

Hind­marsh Shire Coun­cil has been suc­cess­ful in gain­ing State Govern­ment fund­ing un­der the first round of a Fix­ing Coun­try Roads pro­gram.

Mayor Ron Is­may said the coun­cil was pleased to re­ceive $803,667 to im­prove Rain­bow-nhill Road.

“The coun­cil will be re­quired to con­trib­ute $176,333 to the to­tal project cost, which is ex­pected to be $980,000,” he said.

This money will go to­wards three pro­jects: de­sign and con­struct the widen­ing of the ex­ist­ing Out­let Creek con­crete bridge to in­crease traf­fic lanes to 3.5 me­tres and im­prove ap­proach align­ments; Sand­hill Bend re­con­struc­tion on Rain­bow-nhill Road that in­cludes widen­ing and re­align­ing of the road curves; widen­ing and seal­ing of 2.3 kilo­me­tres of nar­row pave­ment on Nhill-rain­bow Road north of Lorquon Road.

An ex­pected com­ple­tion date for the three pro­jects is June, 2019.

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