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Bruce Highway – Mackay Northern Access Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2018 - Mid 2020
Estimated Project Cost:$80,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$64,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Mackay Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

The Mackay Northern Access upgrade will involve six laning of 2.5km of the Bruce Highway from Ron Camm Bridge to Davey Street (in North Mackay).


The project will assist in reducing congestion and improve safety and efficiency.


The Australian Government has committed up to $64 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.


A date for the commencement of construction will be determined through planning works but is expected to be late 2018 with construction completed in mid 2020, weather permitting.

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Project details last updated: 21/09/2017