|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||October 2011 - May 2014
|Estimated Project Cost:||$150,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$150,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Cairns Regional Council
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
The project involved the construction of an additional in bound lane and road overpasses, removal of rail crossings, provision of service roads and installation of a traffic management system.
The project will assist in:
- reducing traffic congestion;
- increasing safety;
- improving access for motorists entering and exiting the highway;
- reducing travel times; and
- providing better facilities for cyclists and pedestrians.
The Australian Government provided full funding towards the $150 million project.
Construction commenced in October 2011 and was completed in May 2014.
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Project details last updated: 15/12/2016