Finish line in sight for Washpool flood mitigation work


Work to improve flood immunity on a key section of the Gwydir Highway is nearing completion after more than two years of COVID-19 restrictions and extreme weather delays. 

Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Jenny Aitchison said the finish line is in sight on the $7.1 million project to raise and rebuild the flood-prone Washpool section of highway, about 17 kilometres east of Moree. 

Full media release can be viewed here (PDF, 100.08 KB).