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Pacific Motorway (M1) - Gateway Motorway - Pacific Motorway Merge

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2018 - Mid 2020
Estimated Project Cost:$195,300,000
Australian Government Contribution:$115,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Logan City Council
Corridor:Sydney - Brisbane

Project Description

The project will see a major upgrade of the southbound lanes of the section of the M1 Pacific Motorway, between Eight Mile Plains and Springwood (4.2 kilometres) where it merges with the southbound lanes of the Gateway Motorway.


The project will reduce the extent and duration of congestion along the Gateway Motorway to Rochedale Road section of the M1, enhance freight efficiency and productivity along the M1 corridor and improve travel time reliability and safety.


The Australian Government will provide a capped contribution of $115 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Govenrment.


Major construction is expected to commence after the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018 and be completed in mid-2020.

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Project details last updated: 22/02/2018