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Bruce Highway Safety Upgrades

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Underway
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2009 - Mid 2019
Estimated Project Cost:$1,088,700,000
Australian Government Contribution:$926,200,000
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

The Bruce Highway Safety Upgrades package provides for a variety of specific road safety infrastructure initiatives to target known crash sites along the Bruce Highway. The projects identified under these safety initiatives are providing intersection upgrades, pavement widening works, wide centreline markings, overtaking lanes, rest areas, road operational issues and addressing known black spots.

Benefits

The Bruce Highway Safety Upgrades package through the road safety infrastructure initiatives will improve safety, deliver reduced traffic congestion and travel times, improve freight efficiencies and increase flood immunity.

Funding

Under the current 10 year Infrastructure Investment Programme (2013-14 to 2022-23), the Australian Government is funding over $1.3 billion towards road safety infrastructure initiatives on the Bruce Highway.

Timetable

The road safety infrastructure initiatives are being delivered progressively from July 2009 through to 2019-20 onwards.

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Project details last updated: 15/02/2017