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Bruce Highway Planning Project—Pine River to Caloundra Road

Overview:

Planning project to investigate and prioritise upgrades to the Bruce Highway between the Pine River and Caloundra Road.

Location:

Bruce Highway between the Pine River and Caloundra Road.

Funding:

Preliminary planning:


Regions:
North Coast and Wide Bay-Burnett Region - North Coast District

Project info

The planning project is investigating and prioritising upgrade works to increase safety, ease congestion and improve flood immunity on the Bruce Highway between the Pine River and Caloundra Road.

Preliminary planning for the majority of the 60km section of the Bruce Highway link between the Pine River and Caloundra Road has been completed.

Planning for the final 10km section of the Bruce Highway between Deception Bay Road and Caboolture-Bribie Island Road is expected to be completed in mid-2020.

The planning project has guided investment decisions for the Australian and Queensland governments, with funding committed to deliver the following priority upgrades: 

  1. Bruce Highway Upgrade - Smart Motorways Stage 2: $105 million from the Australian ($84 million) and Queensland ($21 million) governments to install Smart Motorways technology on the Bruce Highway between the Pine River and Caloundra Road.
  2. Bruce Highway Upgrade - Caboolture-Bribie Island Road to Steve Irwin Way (Exit 163):  $662.5 million from the Australian ($530 million) and Queensland ($132.5 million) governments to upgrade and widen the Bruce Highway from 4 to 6 lanes between Caboolture-Bribie Island Road and Steve Irwin Way (Exit 163)
  3. Bruce Highway Upgrade - Deception Bay Road Interchange: $150 million from the Australian ($120 million) and Queensland ($30 million) governments to upgrade the Deception bay Road Interchange.

Contact details

Email: northcoast@tmr.qld.gov.au
Phone: 5451 7055 (during business hours, Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5pm)
Post: Bruce Highway Planning Project Pine River to Caloundra Road
Department of Transport and Main Roads
PO Box 1600
Maroochydore  Qld  4558
Last updated
09 July 2020