|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2017 - Late 2020
|Estimated Project Cost:||$400,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$200,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Brisbane City Council
The Stage 1 project involves a motorway upgrade of approximatly 3 kilometres, to three lanes in each direction between Granard Road and Oxley Road, a northern service road accross Oxely Creek, improvments to ramps and the construction of higher bridges over Oxley Creek (7 bridges in total). It will also see an extention to Boundary Road to connect the two industrial areas of Rocklea and Carole Park.
When complete, the benefits of this project will include:
- economic growth through an improved transport network
- improved travel times and reliability for freight and passenger traffic
- improvements to adequately cater for future traffic demand
- improved flood immunity through construction of higher bridges over Oxley Creek
The Australian Government will provide a capped contribution of $200 million, in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Major construction works commenced in October 2017 are are expected to be completed in late 2020.
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Project details last updated: 17/08/2018