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Bruce Highway - Tiaro Flood Immunity Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2023 - Late 2024
Estimated Project Cost:$335,750,000
Australian Government Contribution:$268,600,000
Local Council/Shire:Fraser Coast Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

Construction of a four lane bypass to the east of the town of Tiaro which provides improved flood immunity at flood prone areas and reduces the heavy vehicle traffic from the Tiaro township, improving safety and congestion for residents.


The benefits include improved flood immunity, increasing safety for people living in Tiaro as well as road users, capacity increases and reductions in peak hour congestion.


The Australian Government has committed $268.6 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Construction is expected to commence early 2023, and is expected to be completed in late 2024, weather permitting.

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Project details last updated: 22/06/2021