|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2019 - Mid 2022
|Estimated Project Cost:||$481,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$384,810,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Cairns Regional Council
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
This project will see an upgrade to this section of the Bruce highway to a four lane at-grade road, with rationalisation of at-grade intersections and accesses and service roads where required. This includes an additional bridge over several creeks.
Improved capacity, efficiency and safety.
The Australian Government has committed up to $384.8 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Construction works are expected to commence in March 2019 and be completed in June 2022, weather permitting.
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Project details last updated: 26/02/2018