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Pacific Motorway (M1): Mudgeeraba to Varsity Lakes Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2018 - Mid 2020
Estimated Project Cost:$207,300,000
Australian Government Contribution:$110,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Gold Coast City Council
Corridor:Sydney - Brisbane

Project Description

The project will widen 5.7 kilometres of the Pacific Motorway from Exit 79 (Mudgeeraba Road/Robina Town Centre Drive) to Exit 85/85A (Reedy Creek Road) between Mudgeeraba to Varsity Lakes.


The project will reduce the extent and duration of congestion for the southern section of the M1, enhance freight efficiency and productivity along the M1 corridor and maximise the resilience of the freight network.


Australian Government will provide a capped contribution of $110 million, in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Preconstruction works commenced in August 2017. Major construction is scheduled to commence after the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018 and be completed in mid-2020.

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Project details last updated: 30/01/2018