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

Bruce Highway - Curra to Childers - Strengthening and Widening

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2009 - Mid 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$24,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$24,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Bundaberg Regional Council,Fraser Coast Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

The project involved works to widen and strengthen key sections of narrow and broken highway, replace old bitumen and widen culverts to improve driving conditions.


The project has improved safety on the Bruce Highway for all road users and enhanced transport efficiency.


The Australian Government provided $24 million to these works.


The strengthening and widening works commenced in late 2009 and were carried out progressively to mid 2017.

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Project details last updated: 21/02/2018