Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Bruce Highway - Cooroy to Curra - Planning and Design

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2009 - Early 2019
Estimated Project Cost:$200,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$200,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Gympie Regional Council,Sunshine Coast Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

This project involves planning, design and landowner compensation for the upgrade of a 65 kilometre section of the Bruce Highway from Cooroy to Curra, including a bypass of Gympie.


The planning project will look to reduce travel times and improve the safety and efficiency of the Bruce Highway through the Cooroy to Curra section, supporting the needs of local communities, long distance road freight and tourist traffic.


The Australian Government is providing $200 million towards the project.


Planning and design works and land acquisition towards the future upgrade of the highway are ongoing.

Related Links

Cooroy to Curra Section B

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Project details last updated: 16/10/2019