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

Bruce Highway - Sarina to Cairns - Black Spots

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2009 - Mid 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$105,400,000
Australian Government Contribution:$105,400,000
Local Council/Shire:Burdekin Shire Council,Hinchinbrook Shire Council,Townsville City Council,Cairns Regional Council,Cassowary Coast Regional Council,Mackay Regional Council,Whitsunday Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

The project involved safety enhancement works at known crash blackspots on the Bruce Highway between Sarina and Cairns.


The black spot projects will improve safety for road users.


The Australian Government is providing up to $105.4 million to the project.


Construction commenced on the first of the black spot projects inĀ lateĀ 2009 and works were completed in mid 2017.

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Project details last updated: 21/02/2018