|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||June 2011 - Mid 2017
|Estimated Project Cost:||$67,800,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$67,800,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Burdekin Shire Council,Hinchinbrook Shire Council,Townsville City Council,Cairns Regional Council,Cassowary Coast Regional Council,Mackay Regional Council,Whitsunday Regional Council
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
The project involves the construction of up to 30 new overtaking lanes between Sarina and Cairns.
The works will improve safety and reduce travel times on the Bruce Highway.
The Australian Government is providing $67.8 million to the project.
Construction commenced on the first of the overtaking lane projects in June 2011 and works are expected to be completed in mid 2017.
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Project details last updated: 16/12/2016