|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Mid 2020 - Mid 2023
|Estimated Project Cost:||$535,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$428,010,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Cairns Regional Council
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
This project will see an upgrade and duplication to this section of the Bruce highway to a four lane at-grade road, with rationalisation of at-grade intersections and accesses and service roads where required. In addition, an off-road cycle path will be constructed.
Improved capacity, efficiency, flood immunity and safety.
The Australian Government has committed up to $428.01 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Construction is expected to commence in June 2020 and be completed in mid 2023, weather permitting.
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Project details last updated: 31/10/2022