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M1 Pacific Motorway Upgrade Program - Exit 45

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2022 - Early 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$20,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$10,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Gold Coast City Council
Corridor:Sydney - Brisbane

Project Description

The project will upgrade the southbound off-ramp at Exit 45 on the M1 Pacific Motorway in Ormeau.

This will include: construction of a new southbound off-ramp to Lahrs Road, construction of a new signalised intersection at Lahrs Road and Zupp Drive, provision of a cycle lane on the eastern side of Lahrs Road, removal of the southbound off-ramp leg from the eastern rounabout, and new signalised metering for the Creek Street, Eggersdorf Road and Lahrs Road approaches to the eastern rounabout.


  • Reduced congestion and improve travel times
  • Improved road safety for all road users
  • Improved operational performance of the interchange


The Australian Government has committed $10 million towards the project.


Construction is expected to commence late 2021 and be completed by early 2022.

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Project details last updated: 11/11/2021