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Upgrade work between Riverside Drive and Cudgen Road on the Tweed Valley Way has been completed, following a $2 million grant from the Nation Building Black Spot Program.

Richmond MP Justine Elliot said the upgrade will improve road safety by resealing about four kilometres of road including widening it by up to two metres, extending roadside drains at three locations, and installing a central wire-rope median between Riverside Drive and Cudgen Creek.

The Nation Building Black Spot Program is funded by the federal government and the work was carried out by Tweed Shire Council.

The work was one of 95 NSW projects that qualified for Nation Building Black Spot Program funding for 2012–13, worth almost $20 million.

‘The program targets areas with high crash histories to make these roads safer and prevent future crashes,’ said Ms Elliot.

‘I’m proud as the local MP to have delivered to improve this dangerous section of the Tweed Valley Way,’ she added.


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