|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2015 - Early 2018
|Estimated Project Cost:||$384,200,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$307,400,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Gympie Regional Council
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
The project will see a realignment of the Bruce Highway between the Traveston Interchange at the end of Section B, and the proposed Woondum Interchange north of Woondum Road.
Safety works will also be carried out on sections of the Bruce Highway north of Woondum Road, including at the Keefton Road intersection.
Key benefits include:
- Increase link capacity to support growth in the region
- Reduce congestion supporting efficient freight and local traffic movement
- Reduce road crash incidents
The Australian Government has committed up to $307.4 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Interim Safety Works between Woondum and Venardos Ave, south of Gympie which commenced in mid 2015 were completed in March 2016, ahead of schedule.
Major construction commenced in March 2016 and is expected to be completed in early 2018, weather permitting.
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Project details last updated: 5/10/2017