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Bruce Highway pavement widening (Three Sisters Road to Sunbird Motel)

Overview:

Pavement widening of 2 sections of the Bruce Highway, south of Townsville, to accommodate wide centre line treatments:

  • 2.6km section, between Three Sisters Road and Billabong Sanctuary
  • 1.7km section, between Billabong Sanctuary and the Sunbird Motel.
Location:

Bruce Highway (Ayr – Townsville) between Three Sisters Road and the Sunbird Motel.

Completion:

Construction commenced in July 2017 and is expected to be completed in early 2018.

Benefits:

This upgrade will improve safety and efficiency for road users.

Supplier:

BMD Constructions Pty Ltd are delivering this project on behalf of the Department of Transport and Main Roads.

Funding:

$9.66 million funding includes:

  • $7.728 million committed by the Australian Government
  • $1.932 million committed by the Queensland Government.
Regions:
Northern Region

Project info

The project will deliver significant improvements for motorists, by strengthening and widening the existing pavement, between Ayr and Townsville. Wide centre line treatments, which have been shown to reduce the occurrence of head-on collisions by up to 50%, will also be installed.

There will be lane closures and reduced speed limits in place during construction. Motorists should obey roadside signage and drive to the conditions.

The project's Customer & Stakeholder Management team is committed to listening to stakeholders and values all community feedback during the project's construction.

Community info

The project’s Customer and Stakeholder Management team is committed to listening to stakeholders and values all community feedback during the project’s construction.

Contact details

Email:   engagement.northern@tmr.qld.gov.au
Phone: 1800 625 648
Last updated
18 September 2017