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Barcoo River bridge at Tambo to be replaced in construction fast-track | North Queensland Register



Work to replace the 70-year-old single lane bridge across the Barcoo River on the northern outskirts of Tambo will begin this month.

Once completed, freight companies will no longer have to undertake a 185 kilometre detour when the river is in flood, and the community will have access to Springsure, Alpha and its airstrip at flood times.

According to Maranoa MP David Littleproud, its replacement at a cost of $7 million will improve freight access to unlock agriculture and mining opportunities in the region.

“Replacing this bridge will help…

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