|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2019 - Mid 2021
|Estimated Project Cost:||$56,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$44,810,000
|Corridor:||Brisbane - Cairns
This project will provide Intelligent Transport System (ITS) infrastructure at various locations along the Bruce Highway to support identified operational deficiencies and user needs on the highway.
- This ITS equipment includes:
- incident confirmation and verification systems (e.g. CCTV);
- flood warning systems;
- traveller information system (electronic signage); and
- vehicle detection system (Bluetooth).
Expected benefits of this project include:
- reduced duration of road closures during flooding;
- increased capacity;
- reduced crashes;
- improved incident identification for road users;
- reduced vehicle operating costs; and
- improved freight efficiency.
The Australian Government has committed $44.8 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.
The project is currently in planning with construction expected to start in late 2019 and be completed in mid-2021.
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Project details last updated: 3/05/2018