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National Smart Managed Motorways – Bruce Highway – Gateway Motorway to Caboolture

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Technology solution
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2014 - Late 2015
Estimated Project Cost:$34,832,000
Australian Government Contribution:$17,416,000
Local Council/Shire:Moreton Bay Regional Council
State:QLD

Project Description

This project will see the installation of Managed Motorways Intelligent Transport Systems on a 16 kilometre stretch of the Bruce Highway between its junction with the Gateway Motorway and the D'Aguilar Highway at Caboolture.      

The Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) to be installed include:

  • ramp signals;
  • variable message signs;
  • vehicle detectors;
  • dynamic ramp metering;
  • six additional CCTV sites to build on the existing video monitoring network; and
  • an upgrade to the existing ITS communication system. 

In addition to these improvements, the project will also provide minor upgrades to the guardrails, maintenance bays and other safety elements as required.

Benefits

This project will :

  • Reduced travel times;
  • Improved efficiency and productivity of this stretch of the Bruce Highway; 
  • Improved safety; and
  • Reduced congestion.

Funding

The Australian Government provided $17.416 million towards this $34.832 million project.       

Timetable

Construction commenced in mid 2014 and was completed in late 2015. 

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Project details last updated: 12/04/2016