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Bruce Highway – Mackay Ring Road – Stage 1

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2017 - Early 2020
Estimated Project Cost:$497,300,000
Australian Government Contribution:$397,900,000
Local Council/Shire:Mackay Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

The project will involve construction of a ring road in Mackay between Stockroute Road and the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Bald Hill Road.


The completed Ring Road will address the capacity limitations and accident risks of the existing route and improve the movement of freight traffic.


The Australian Government has committed up to $397.9 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Construction works commenced late 2017, with construction expected to be completed in early 2020, weather permitting.

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Project details last updated: 22/02/2018