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

Burdekin Road Safety Audit projects

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2012 - Early 2014
Estimated Project Cost:$25,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$16,800,000
Local Council/Shire:Burdekin Shire Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

The project involved safety works identified by the Burdekin Road Safety Audit, including upgrading intersections along Edward Street in Ayr and in Brandon and the construction of two new overtaking lanes on the Bruce Highway in the Burdekin area.


The project will improve safety on the Bruce Highway in the Burdekin area.


The Australian Government provided $16.8 million to the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Construction commenced on the first project in March 2012 and was completed in January 2014.

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Project details last updated: 26/02/2018