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Brown’s Beach Road reopened and ready for traffic in Innes NP

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The rebuilt Brown’s Beach and Dolphin Bay Road in Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Parkhas been completed and reopened to traffic, three weeks ahead of schedule.

The 8 kilometre stretch of road through one of the state’s most iconic national parks was a joint $1 million Australian Government and State Government project. The Australian Government contributed $280,000 to the project, through the Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure Program.

Natural Resources Northern and Yorke Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Parkranger in charge Mark Davison says he is thrilled with the new road, but advises drivers to take care as the road settles in to place.

“The road looks fantastic, but as it is a new road and unsealed it will be a little slippery and we just advise users to adhere to the speed restrictions and observe the Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Parkroad speed limit of 40 kilometres per hour unless otherwise stated,” he says.

Mr Davison says the road works have been a major undertaking and the results will benefit all visitors to the area.

“The entire length of road has undergone a rebuild, with more than 20,000 tonnes of road base material used to complete the project,” he says.

“The road has undergone a complete rebuild, including the Dolphin Bay section which also included the construction of 20 new car park bays, including two suitable for Coaster buses, and a new beach access path which is still under construction.”

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