|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2011 - Early 2014
|Estimated Project Cost:||$145,238,165
|Australian Government Contribution:||$145,238,165
|Local Council/Shire:||Cairns Regional Council
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
The project involved the construction of an additional in bound lane and road overpasses, removal of rail crossings, provision of service roads and installation of a traffic management system.
The project will assist in:
- reducing traffic congestion
- increasing safety
- improving access for motorists entering and exiting the highway
- reducing travel times
- providing better facilities for cyclists and pedestrians
The Australian Government fully funded the project, contributing $145.2 million.
Construction commenced in October 2011 and was completed in April 2014.
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Project details last updated: 5/11/2020