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Bruce Highway - Pavement Widening - Caboolture to St Lawrence

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2015 - Mid 2019
Estimated Project Cost:$107,800,000
Australian Government Contribution:$86,400,000
Local Council/Shire:Livingstone Shire Council,Bundaberg Regional Council,Fraser Coast Regional Council,Gladstone Regional Council,Isaac Regional Council,Moreton Bay Regional Council
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

The project will  involve pavement widening and strengthening works, including wide-centre line treatments, on high priority sections of the Bruce Highway between Caboolture to St Lawrence.

Benefits

The pavement widening will be combined with the application of wide centre line treatments to separate vehicles on two lane sections of the Highway, greatly reducing the risk of head on type crashes.

Funding

The Australian Government is providing up to $86.4 million to the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.

Timetable

Works commenced in February 2015 and will be completed progressively through until mid 2019.

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Project details last updated: 15/02/2017