Located 1,360 kilometres north of Brisbane, The Port of Townsville is a world-class gateway for trade and investment.
The Port is working on the design of a combined truck-trailer lay-up and staging area. The truck staging area will be located on Benwell Road outside the Port's main entrance and will cater for up to 25 triple road trains. This facility will allow trucks to safely queue in the designated area just outside the entrance to the Port. It will also cater for the break down and re-assembling of Road Trains as required.
The project includes:
The benefits of the project are:
Design of the works is expected to be completed in 2019 with construction scheduled to start early 2020.