Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Youngs Crossing Road, Lawnton

Funding Program:Urban Congestion Fund
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2023 - Mid 2024
Estimated Project Cost:$83,250,000
Australian Government Contribution:$32,750,000
Local Council/Shire:Moreton Bay Regional Council

Project Description

The Youngs Crossing Road transport corridor is a critical link in the South East Queensland road network that currently experiences significant flood and congestion safety challenges. This project will upgrade Youngs Crossing Road at the North Pine River, including upgrades to the existing road and construction of a new bridge over the river. These works will improve flood immunity, safety and road capacity.


  • Improved road safety for all road users
  • Reduced congestion and improved travel times
  • Improved accessibility and connectivity of road networks
  • Improved flood immunity


Australian Government funding: $32.75 million

This includes $25.0 million of additional funding provided in 2021-22 Budget

Other Contribution: $50.5 million

Total: $83.25 million


This project is expected to start construction in mid 2022 and be finished construction by early 2024.

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Project details last updated: 16/09/2022