• Funding program Investment Road and Rail Program
  • Status Under construction
  • Transport mode Road
  • Expected start/finish Late 2019 - Mid 2022
  • Estimated project cost $175,210,000
  • Australian Government contribution $175,210,000
  • Local Council/Shire Brisbane City Council,Burdekin Shire Council,Hinchinbrook Shire Council,Townsville City Council,Bundaberg Regional Council,Cairns Regional Council,Cassowary Coast Regional Council,Fraser Coast Regional Council,Gladstone Regional Council,Gympie Regional Council,Isaac Regional Council,Mackay Regional Council,Moreton Bay Regional Council,Rockhampton Regional Council,Sunshine Coast Regional Council,Whitsunday Regional Council
  • State QLD
  • Corridor Brisbane - Cairns

Project description

Projects in this package aim to improve the overall safety of the Bruce Highway, by upgrading high-risk safety locations including black spot and rest areas.

The types of work included as a part of this package are:

  • removal of road side hazards
  • new and upgraded rest areas
  • wide centre line treatments
  • intersection improvements and upgrades
  • installation of safety barriers
  • improvements to signs, lines and guidance systems


When complete, the expected benefits of this package include:

  • reduced risk of crashes
  • reduced possibility of conflicts between right-turning traffic and through traffic


The Australian Government is fully funding the $175.2 million package of works.


The delivery of this package of works commenced in late 2019 and is expected to be completed in mid 2022.

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