|Funding Programme:||Investment Road and Rail Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||Mid 2017 - Late 2020
|Estimated Project Cost:||$400,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$200,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Brisbane City Council
The project involves a an upgrade of approximately 3 kilometre section of the Ipswich Motorway to 3 lanes between Oxley Road to Suscatand Street in both the eastbound and westbound direction; removal of on/off ramps and improved ramp access to current standard including upgrading Suscatand Street off ramp, Oxley Road Eastbound on ramp and Factory Road westbound off ramp; and improve flood immunity through construction of a new bridge over Oxley Creek, from 1 in 20 to 1 in 100.
The project will improve travel times and travel reliability as well as improve efficiency of freight movement.
The Australian Government has committed $200 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Construction is expected to commence in mid 2017 with completion expected late 2020.
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Project details last updated: 8/12/2016