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Page roads to see $191 million in upgrades

The Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan says that Federal and NSW Governments will join forces to turbocharge a program which will improve local roads and create jobs.

Mr Hogan says that the Federal Government has committed $191 million to build on the NSW Government’s $500 million Fixing Local Roads program, ensuring even more communities benefit.

Mr Hogan says this is about generating jobs, encouraging spending and stimulating local economies.

‘This will see $14.5 million invested across 16 projects in our electorate. It means smoother, safer trips along the roads our community use every day.’

Projects receiving funding include:

 

Local Government Area (LGAs)ProjectFunding Amount $
Clarence Valley Council3084 Coledale Road North – Rehabilitation$         3,455,878.00
Clarence Valley Council4406 Rogan Bridge Road – Rehabilitation$         1,330,118.00
Richmond Valley CouncilNaughtons Gap Road Dilapidation Repairs and Maintenance$             400,000.00
Kyogle CouncilAfterlee Road Rehabilitaion$         2,068,243.00
Kyogle CouncilLynches Creek Road Initial Seal$             864,948.00
Kyogle CouncilTabulam Road rehabilitation$             720,248.00
Kyogle CouncilLions Road Rehabilitation$             539,920.00
Lismore City CouncilWilson Street (Casino Street to Robert White Bridge) Rehabilitation – Priority 1$             405,000.00
Lismore City CouncilDiadem Street (Laurel Avenue to Leycester Street) Rehabilitation – Priority 2$             550,000.00
Lismore City CouncilCaniaba Road (Ch.527 to Muldoon Rd) Rehabilitation – Priority 3$             430,000.00
Lismore City CouncilTregeagle Road, Tregeagle, Rehabilitation – Priority 4$             155,000.00
Lismore City CouncilUralba Street (Brewster Street to Diadem Street) Repairs – Priority 5$             195,000.00
Lismore City CouncilCowlong Road (Soward Close to McKenzie Road) Rehabilitation – Priority 6$         1,850,000.00
Lismore City CouncilNew Ballina Road (Ch.250 to O’Flynn Street) Rehabilitation – Priority 7$             837,500.00
Lismore City CouncilWoodlawn Road (Woodlawn College to 330m south of Savins Rd) Rehabilitation – Priority 8$             350,000.00
Ballina Shire CouncilWardell Road$             289,946.00

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One response to “Page roads to see $191 million in upgrades”

  1. Ken says:

    Whoohoo !
    With all that money to encourage employment ( or at least feed sub-contractors ) It does make you wonder why the road to the World Heritage , Nightcap National Park, is still a dangerous,unsealed goat-track.
    Now don’t get me wrong I see no great benefit in ecouraging more tourists, I see what they have done to Byron and that whole stretch of once magnificent coast, but what about the poor locals forced to risk life and limb on a daily basis ? It does seem as though it is more important to dig up some of the already palatial patches of Lismore CBD, that way it’s close to the shops for lunch ?
    Cheers G”)

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