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

Bruce Highway – Tinana Interchange

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2016 - Late 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$38,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$30,400,000
Local Council/Shire:Fraser Coast Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

The Tinana Interchange project involved:
- realignment of the northbound off ramp (exiting to the left of Bruce Highway) and new overpass onto Gympie Road,
- realignment of the southbound off ramp from Bruce Highway onto Gympie Road,
- realignment of the southbound on ramp from Gympie Road to Bruce Highway and the combination of the currently separated
- northbound and southbound lanes on the Bruce Highway on the current southbound lane alignment.

The project also involved the demolition of the existing bridge and the movement of the intersection at Three Mile Road, further south.


The project will increase safety and efficiency for all road users.


The Australian Government committed up to $30.4 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Construction commenced in July 2016 and was completed September 2017.

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Project details last updated: 19/10/2018