Those were the days when they would put the road above the flooding..
New Unlike Bridge & their approaches Today. Government Plans, then Jibs on the Funding.. See below for the plan.
Bruce Highway. Images from the air – The big wet, Australia Day weekend around Rockhampton 2013. Photo Sharyn O’Neill / The Morning Bulletin/ Sharyn O’Neill ROK260113srains21
THERE will be no money for the construction of the Yeppen floodplain upgrade according to the LNP Capricornia candidate Michelle Landry.
At a meeting of the Senate Estimates Committee on Monday, Labor said there would be no funding for the Yeppen South upgrade and only the $5 million had been allocated for the planning and design – to get it “shovel ready”.
And when Senator Barnaby Joyce, who was at the meeting, asked: “Is there any money for the construction of the Yeppen floodplain in the forward estimates?”
“No there isn’t Senator,” the Department of Infrastructure and Transport’s Mr Roland Pittar said.
And Ms Landry slammed the decision.
Throw my hands in the air: