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Bruce Highway Upgrade - Sunshine Motorway to Maroochydore Road

Overview:

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has completed early planning to determine future upgrade needs for the Bruce Highway between the Sunshine Motorway and Maroochydore Road. The planning identifies a long-term solution to meet future traffic growth, reduce traffic congestion, and improve safety and flood immunity.

Location:

Bruce Highway Upgrade between Sunshine Motorway and Maroochydore Road.

Completion:

Early planning was completed in 2018.

Funding:

$500,000 from the Australian ($400,000) and Queensland ($100,000) Governments.

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

Project info

Preferred option for future upgrade

TMR has completed early planning for a future Bruce Highway upgrade to widen the highway to 6 lanes (3 in each direction) between the Sunshine Motorway and Maroochydore Road. 

The preferred planning option identifies a long-term solution to meet future traffic growth, reduce traffic congestion and improve safety and flood immunity. 

There is currently no funding allocated to complete further planning or for construction of the project. This work will be considered in the future, after assessment of competing priorities and depending on funding availability.

Contact details

Email: northcoast@tmr.qld.gov.au
Phone: 07 5451 7055
Post: Bruce Highway Upgrade - Sunshine Motorway to Maroochydore Road
Department of Transport and Main Roads
PO Box 1600
Sunshine Plaza Post Shop
Maroochydore  Qld  4558
Last updated
01 August 2019