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Pacific Motorway Upgrade - Nerang to Tugun

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2006 - Early 2015
Estimated Project Cost:$420,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$210,000,000

Project Description

The Australian and Queensland governments jointly funded the $420 million Pacific Motorway Upgrade between Nerang and Tugun.

The Nerang to Tugun upgrade consisted of five separate projects on the Pacific Motorway:

The Nerang to Tugun works involved the upgrading of interchanges and widening of the Pacific Motorway to eliminate notorious bottlenecks.


The Pacific Motorway Upgrade - Nerang to Tugun was designed to improve safety, transport efficiency and reduce congestion and help meet the transport needs of south east Queensland.


The Australian and Queensland governments each committed $455 million, a total of $910 million, towards upgrading the Pacific Motorway between the Gateway Motorway and Tugun. Of this $910 million, the Pacific Motorway Upgrade, Nerang to Tugun was allocated $420 million. The Australian Government committed $210 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.


All Pacific Motorway Upgrade - Nerang to Tugan projects have been completed.

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Project details last updated: 22/02/2018