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Mount Lindesay Highway: South Maclean safety improvements

Overview:

The Department of Transport and Main Roads are upgrading the Mount Lindesay Highway at South Maclean. 

The safety upgrade at South Maclean extends the eastern service road south to connect to Stockleigh Road, disconnecting the existing intersection of Casuarina Road/Maclean Street with the Mount Lindesay Highway. The Stockleigh Road intersection will be fully signalised. 

Casuarina Road is to be extended to connect to Crest Road, disconnecting the existing intersection with Mount Lindesay Highway.

Location:

South Maclean.

Benefits:

The upgrade will improve safety and efficiency on this section of the highway.

Funding:

The Queensland Government is funding $14 million for this project under the High Risk Roads Initiative, as part of the Targeted Road Safety Program as outlined in the Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program 2019-20 to 2022-23.

Regions:
South Coast Region

Project info

The upgrade at South Maclean:

  • extends the eastern service road south to connect to Stockleigh Road, disconnecting the existing intersection with Mount Lindesay Highway
  • extends Casuarina Road to connect to Crest Road, disconnecting the existing intersection with Mount Lindesay Highway.

Once constructed, residents between Wharf Street and Stockleigh Road will have direct access onto the service road and will access the highway safely from the new signalised intersection at Stockleigh Road.

Key milestones

  • Mid to late 2018: Detailed design and community consultation
  • Early to mid-2019: Service relocations, construction procurement
  • Mid-late 2019: Start construction
  • Mid-2020: Complete construction 

Contact details

Email: mountlindesay@tmr.qld.gov.au
Phone: 1800 290 568
Fax: 07 5563 6611

Community info

Traffic changes

The intersection of Crest Road and the Mount Lindesay Highway will be closed in all directions from mid-October 2019 for approximately four months.

As part of these changes, the bus stop at Crest Road will be temporarily relocated approximately 150 metres south, to the southern side of the Crest Road intersection (towards Jimboomba).

Pedestrian access will be available from Crest Road to the bus stop.

The intersection of Maclean Street/Wharf Street and Mount Lindesay Highway will be closed permanently from mid-October 2019.

Residents will travel via the new service road connecting Wharf Street and Stockleigh Road.

To sign up to receive SMS and emails about roadworks on the Mount Lindesay Highway, please email: mountlindesay@tmr.qld.gov.au.

Traffic changes – Crest Road & Stockleigh Road: October 2019

Start of construction flyer: August 2019

Last updated
13 November 2019