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Bruce Highway – Cooroy to Curra – Section C

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
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
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

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.

Benefits

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

Funding

The Australian Government has committed up to $307.4 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.

Timetable

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