The project aims to reduce the flood risk to the township of Emerald by installing a section of culverts in the western embankment of the Nogoa River Rail Bridge and raising New Street to provide an evacuation route for residents south of the rail line and between Selma Road and the Nogoa River.
Central Highlands Regional Council
Total project cost
Expected completion date
Nogoa River Rail Bridge Capacity Improvement – Completed January 2014; New Street Evacuation Route – July 2016
Nogoa River Rail Bridge flooded
Preparing the culverts
Flood mitigation work in progress
Figures may have changed from those announced.