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Bruce Highway - Saltwater Creek Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2020 - Mid 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$103,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$82,410,000
Local Council/Shire:Fraser Coast Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

Construction of a high level bridge and a new road alignment at Saltwater Creek crossing. The upgrade of four existing sections of road north of Saltwater Creek between Aldershot and Torbanlea to improve flood immunity.


Improved flood immunity and safety.


The Australian Government has committed up to $82.4 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Planning is expected to commence late 2018. Construction is expected to commence Mid 2020 and be completed in Mid 2021.

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Project details last updated: 19/10/2018