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$144 million invested into major projects boosts future growth of our communities

3 March 2016

Charleys Creek Bridge replacement, Burnt Bridge Road, Chinchilla

Charleys Creek Bridge replacement, Burnt Bridge Road, Chinchilla

Dalby Regional Saleyards @ Western Downs

Dalby Regional Saleyards @ Western Downs

Dogwood Creek Bridge replacement on Hookswood-Pelham Road, Miles

Dogwood Creek Bridge replacement on Hookswood-Pelham Road, Miles

Miles Wastewater Treatment Plant

Miles Wastewater Treatment Plant

At yesterday’s Ordinary Meeting of Council Mayor Ray Brown highlighted Council’s commitment to investing in the future of our communities providing an update on the progress of 60 capital works projects worth over $144 million undertaken by Council within the last four years across the region.

  • Council has successfully completed 37 major infrastructure projects, all valued at over $500,000;
  • 2016 will see 23 projects either completed or progress into the early stages of construction;
  • Already the completion of these major projects has seen the delivery of much-needed waste, water, and road infrastructure across the Western Downs;
  • Over the past four years Council has completed major capital works projects such as the Chinchilla Aerodrome redevelopment, Dalby Regional Saleyards redevelopment, Condamine and Miles Waste Transfer Stations, and Miles Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants.

Mayor Ray Brown said Council is committed to providing first-class infrastructure for our residents, and the future growth and development of our region.

“Over the last four years Council has invested record expenditure into the expansion and essential upgrades of key infrastructure throughout the Western Downs reaching many milestones along the way,” he said.

“Investing in the future of our communities and continuing to facilitate economic growth opportunities through sustainable development such as key waste, water, and road infrastructure will create significant benefits for our residents, businesses and industries, and enhance the liveability and prosperity of our region.”

Download the full list of all major projects over $500,000 undertaken by Council in the last four years.

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