|Funding Programme:||Investment Road and Rail Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||November 2009 - November 2012
|Estimated Project Cost:||$355,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$177,500,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Logan City Council
|Corridor:||Sydney - Brisbane
The Australian and Queensland governments jointly funded the $355 million Pacific Motorway Upgrade, Springwood South to Daisy Hill project.
As part of this upgrade the project:
- Rehabilitated the motorway, providing for future lane upgrades to preserve and maintain the road network for the next 20 years;
- Included heavy-duty ashphalting, construction of wider road shoulders, safety barriers and installation of improved signage;
- Replaced the Loganlea Road bridge with a new five-lane overpass with provision for cyclists and pedestrians;
- Upgraded the Loganlea Road Interchange with signalised intersections; and
- Improved the Paradise Road roundabout.
The Pacific Motorway Upgrade, Springwood South to Daisy Hill project will improve access, traffic flow and safety. The project will deliver:
- Greater safety along the motorway, with more evenly spaced, longer on and off ramps, reducing the potential for traffic weaving and queuing on the motorway;
- More reliable traffic flows on the motoway with provision for future lane upgrades;
- An improved motorway road surface, maintained and preserved for the next 20 years;
- Safer and more efficient travel between the motorway and local roads with traffic signals replacing the Loganlea Road roundabouts;
- Greater road capacity to travel across the motorway with the new five-lane Loganlea Road overpass that also provides for cyclists and pedestrians;
- Improved traffic flow at the Paradise Road roundabout, by reducing the number of entry points to the roundabout;
- Greater accessibility to public transport both to and from Logan city with a new bus stop and park 'n' ride facilities; and
- Improved safety and access for pedestrians and cyclists with dedicated off-road cycle/pedestrian facilities.
The Australian and Queensland governments each provided $455 million, a total of $910 million towards upgrading the Pacific Motorway between the Gateway Motorway and Tugun. Of this $910 million, this project was allocated $355 million. The Australian Government provided $177.5 million to the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Construction commenced in November 2009 and was completed in November 2012.
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Project details last updated: 29/04/2016