|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||May 2010 - June 2015
|Estimated Project Cost:||$223,500,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$111,750,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Gold Coast City Council
|Corridor:||Sydney - Brisbane
The Australian and Queensland governments jointly funded the $223.5 million Pacific Motorway Upgrade, Nerang to Robina Widening project.
As part of this upgrade the project:
- Widened the Pacific Motorway from four to six lanes between Pappas Way at Nerang and the udgeeraba Interchange;
- Widened the southbound carriageway between Mudgeeraba Interchange and Robina Interchange;
- Provided safety improvement works on the Worongary Interchange; and
- Included planning and land acquisition for the Nerang to Tugun section of the motorway.
The Pacific Motorway Upgrade, Nerang to Robina Widening project:
- Addressed safety and congestion issues at the Worongary Interchange; and
- Relieved congestion on the section of the motorway between Nerang and Robina.
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 $223.5 million. The Australian Government provided $111.75 million to the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Construction commenced in May 2010 and was completed in June 2015.
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Project details last updated: 29/04/2016