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Bruce Highway – Bruce Highway Safety Package

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2015 - Early 2024
Estimated Project Cost:$789,200,000
Australian Government Contribution:$631,360,000
Local Council/Shire:Brisbane City Council,Burdekin Shire Council,Hinchinbrook Shire Council,Townsville City Council,Bundaberg Regional Council,Cairns Regional Council,Cassowary Coast Regional Council,Fraser Coast Regional Council,Gladstone Regional Council,Gympie Regional Council,Isaac Regional Council,Mackay Regional Council,Moreton Bay Regional Council,Rockhampton Regional Council,Sunshine Coast Regional Council,Whitsunday Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

The Bruce Highway Safety Package will upgrade high-risk safety locations with appropriate treatments such as wide-centre line treatments, line markings, safety barriers, roadside clearing, hazard removal, intersections improvements, rest areas, signage, line marking and signals improvements.


These treatments will improve safety along the entire length of the Bruce Highway.


The Australian Government is providing up to $631.4 million to the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.


The first of the safety works commenced in January 2015.  The package will be progressively rolled out through to early 2024.

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Project details last updated: 9/05/2017