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More level crossing improvements in Queensland

<p>Queensland Transport will make major improvements to two railway level crossings near Cairns and Tully.</p> <p>The first crossing, at Swallow Road in Edmonton, just south of Cairns, will include flashing flights to be coordinated with lights at the nearby intersection with the Bruce Highway.</p> <p>There will also be improvements to warning signs and pedestrian pathways.</p> <p>Flashing lights will also be included in the upgrade of the crossing at Murray Upper Road at Bilyana, near Tully.</p> <p>Road markings, signposts and footpaths will also be upgraded to the appropriate level.</p> <p>The projects are part of a five-year $17m state-wide program that involves a risk-based assessment of more than 3,300 level crossings on Queensland Government-funded rail lines. </p> <br />