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

Bruce Highway - Childers to Sarina - Strengthening and Widening

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2010 - Late 2016
Estimated Project Cost:$72,600,000
Australian Government Contribution:$72,600,000
Local Council/Shire:Bundaberg Regional Council,Isaac Regional Council,Rockhampton 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 the driving conditions.


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


The Australian Government provided $72.6 million to these works.


The strengthening and widening works commenced in late 2010 and were completed in December 2016.

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Project details last updated: 21/02/2018