• Funding program Investment Road and Rail Program
  • Status Completed
  • Transport mode Road
  • Expected start/finish Late 2015 - Late 2018
  • Estimated project cost $40,203,000
  • Australian Government contribution $32,162,400
  • Local Council/Shire Hinchinbrook Shire Council,Cairns Regional Council,Cassowary Coast Regional Council
  • State QLD
  • Corridor Brisbane - Cairns

Project description

Pavement widening and strengthening works, including wide-centre line treatments, on high priority sections of the Bruce Highway between Ingham and Cairns.


The pavement widening will be combined with the application of wide centre line treatments to separate vehicles on two lane sections of the Highway, greatly reducing the risk of head on type crashes.


The Australian Government has committed $32.2 million to the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Works commenced in December 2015 and were completed in late 2018.

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