|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2015 - Mid 2024
|Estimated Project Cost:||$275,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$275,000,000
|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
The project will involve construction of new overtaking lanes on the Bruce Highway.
The new overtaking opportunities will improve safety and efficiency on the Bruce Highway and reduce travel times for road users.
The Australian Government is providing up to $275 million to the Overtaking Lane project.
Construction on the first of the new overtaking lanes commenced in February 2015 with works to be be progressively undertaken through to mid 2024.
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Project details last updated: 15/02/2017