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Bruce Highway - Goorganga Plains Upgrade - Plan and Preserve Corridor

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:TBC - Mid 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$15,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$12,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Whitsunday Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Cairns

Project Description

This project involves planning works for a future upgrade to lift the highway and provide bridges and culverts to improve flood immunity along the 11 kilometre section of the Bruce Highway.  The upgrade will include works to improve the safety of Thompson, Goorganga, Deadmans and Lethebrook Creeks crossings.


Improved flood immunity and safety.


The Australian Government has committed up to $12 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Start and end dates will be confirmed with the Queensland Government.

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Project details last updated: 14/01/2019