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

National Smart Managed Motorways – Bruce Highway – Gateway Motorway to Caboolture

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Technology solution
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2014 - Late 2018
Estimated Project Cost:$32,194,300
Australian Government Contribution:$16,097,150
Local Council/Shire:Moreton Bay Regional Council

Project Description

This project will see the installation of Managed Motorways Intelligent Transport Systems on a 16 kilometre stretch of the Bruce Highway between its junction with the Gateway Motorway and the D'Aguilar Highway at Caboolture.

The Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) to be installed include:

  • ramp signals;
  • variable message signs;
  • vehicle detectors;
  • dynamic ramp metering;
  • six additional CCTV sites to build on the existing video monitoring network; and
  • an upgrade to the existing ITS communication system. 

In addition to these improvements, the project will also provide minor upgrades to the guardrails, maintenance bays and other safety elements as required.


This project will:

  • Reduced travel times;
  • Improved efficiency and productivity of this stretch of the Bruce Highway; 
  • Improved safety; and
  • Reduced congestion.


The Australian Government provided $16.1 million towards this $32.2 million project.


Construction commenced in March 2014 and was completed in November 2018.

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Project details last updated: 5/11/2020