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Pacific Motorway Upgrade - Nerang to Robina Widening

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
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
State:QLD
Corridor:Sydney - Brisbane

Project Description

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.

Benefits

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.

Funding

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.

Timetable

Construction commenced in May 2010 and was completed in June 2015.

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Project details last updated: 29/04/2016