|Funding Programme:||Investment Road and Rail Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||27 June 2016 - Late 2017
|Estimated Project Cost:||$58,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$46,400,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Cairns Regional Council
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
The project will involve the widening of the Bruce Highway between Robert Road and Foster Road from four lanes to six lanes.
These widening work are the next stage of the upgrade of the southern approach to Cairns and builds on the current works between Sheehy Road to Ray Jones Drive.
This project will ease congestion and provide more reliable access for road users.
The Australian Government has committed up to $46.4 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Construction commenced on 27 June 2016 and is expected to be completed in late 2017, weather permitting.
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Project details last updated: 15/12/2016