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Bruce Highway Upgrade - Deception Bay Road Interchange

Overview:

The Bruce Highway Upgrade - Deception Bay Road Interchange project will improve safety, ease congestion and cater for future traffic growth.

Location:

The Bruce Highway – Deception Bay Road interchange at Deception Bay.

Funding:

The $150 million project is funded on an 80:20 basis with the Australian Government contributing $120 million and the Queensland Government contributing $30 million.

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

Project info

The Bruce Highway Upgrade – Deception Bay Road Interchange Project will improve safety, ease congestion and cater for future traffic volumes.

The Department of Transport and Main Roads will finalise the detailed design for the upgrade in early 2020. View the final design layout.

Key features

The final design includes the following features:

  • Providing 2 new parallel bridges over the Bruce Highway and removal of the existing 2-lane bridge.
  • Upgrading 2 signalised intersections on Deception Bay Road, 1 immediately west of the interchange at Old Gympie Road, and 1 immediately east of the interchange at Eastern Service Road.
  • Increasing the length and capacity of existing on and off ramps.
  • Providing active transport facilities for pedestrians and bike riders.

The Bruce Highway Upgrade – Deception Bay Road Interchange was identified as one of three priority projects during the planning for future upgrades to the Bruce Highway between Pine River and Caloundra Road interchange.

Next steps

Early works, including relocating UnityWater, Energex, Telstra and NBN services, are scheduled to commence in February 2020. Construction is scheduled to start in mid-2020.

Contact details

To receive updates about this project, please contact the project team:

Email: dbriu@tmr.qld.gov.au
Phone: 1800 213 995*
Post: Bruce Highway Upgrade – Deception Bay Road Interchange
Department of Transport and Main Roads
PO Box 1600
Maroochydore  Qld  4558
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Last updated
17 April 2020