PROJECT LOCATION: Haughton River, North Queensland
DESIGNER/ HEAD CONTRACTOR/ INSTALLATION CONTRACTOR: The Infrastructure Group
END USE CLIENT: Department of Transport and Main Roads
Located 40km south of Townsville, North Queensland, the Haughton River floodplain is part of the 15-year Bruce Highway Upgrade Program, a $12.6 billion program of works to improve safety, flood resilience and capacity along the Bruce Highway from Brisbane to Cairns.
On average, this section of the Bruce Highway closes every 1-2 years due to flooding that significantly affects locals, tourists, transport operators, and other motorists.