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Bruce Highway - Caboolture to Curra - Cooroy to Curra Project

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Underway
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2009 - Mid 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$200,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$200,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Gympie Regional Council,Sunshine Coast Regional Council
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

This project involves planning, design and landowner compensation for the future upgrade of a 65 kilometre section of the Bruce Highway from Cooroy to Curra, including a bypass of Gympie.

Benefits

The future upgrade will reduce travel times and improve the safety and efficiency of the Bruce Highway through the Cooroy to Curra section, supporting the needs of local communities, long distance road freight and tourist traffic.

Funding

The Australian Government is providing $200 million to the project.

Timetable

Planning and design works and land acquisition towards the future upgrade of the highway are ongoing.

Related Links

Cooroy to Curra Section B

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Project details last updated: 12/04/2016