|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Mid 2018 - Mid 2021
|Estimated Project Cost:||$123,701,500
|Australian Government Contribution:||$98,960,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Cairns Regional Council
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
The project involves the upgrade of 2.6km of the Bruce Highway between Kate Street (renamed Links Drive) and Aumuller Street from a 4-lane dual carriage way to a 6-lane dual carriage way, and additional works including upgrades through to Draper Street and Kenny Street.
The project will deliver long-term improvements to traffic flow, freight delivery and road safety south of Cairns, through reducing urban congestion, reducing highway travel time and improving road access.
The Australian Government has committed up to $99.0 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Construction commenced in mid 2018 and the project is expected be completed in mid 2021, weather permitting.
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Project details last updated: 6/10/2020