Beautiful Bowen

Road Closure 1 - Herbert Street
Bowen is set to become an even more attractive location for domestic and international tourists through $5 million funding from the State Government towards the Whitsunday Regional Council's 'Beautiful Bowen' project.

Council will begin the second stage of the project in mid-September, with major landscaping and town improvements along Herbert Street. 

As part of these works a section of Herbert Street, between Powell Street and William Street roundabouts, will be completely closed to traffic for approximately 6 weeks. The road closure will begin from 13 September and will end in late October 2019.

Pedestrian access will remain open however please be aware there will be no car parking available along Herbert Street in this area. Signage will be in place to advise motorists.

The Beautiful Bowen project works include:

• Feature steel signs north and south approaches of the Bruce Highway
• Extensive tree planting and turfing
• New installation of art canvas walls
• Upgrading roundabouts, streetscapes
• Upgrading footpaths
• Signage and wayfinding

The first stage of this project was completed in mid-2019 with the installation of new entry statements and extensive landscaping into Bowen along the Bruce Highway.

Stage 2 of Beautiful Bowen is expected to begin in September and be completed by late-2019.

To view concept plans of the project, check out the video below!
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