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Pacific Motorway (M1): Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill Upgrade

Overview:

Planning is currently underway for the Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill upgrade, focusing on improvements to 8 kilometres of the Pacific Motorway (M1) between the Gateway Motorway and Loganlea Road. This project is Stage 2 of a rolling program of M1 upgrades between the Gateway and Logan Motorways which is being delivered in strategic priority stages.

Location:

Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill

Completion:

A detailed business case is currently being developed for the Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill upgrade and will be completed in late 2018.

Benefits:

The upgrade between Eight Mile Plains and Daisy Hill will reduce travel time and congestion, improve safety, and increase traffic flow. Interchange enhancements will improve access on and off the motorway.

Funding:

$749 million has been committed by the Queensland and Australian governments for construction of the Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill upgrade in the Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program 2018-19 to 2021-22.

Regions:
South Coast Region

Project info

The Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill upgrade focuses on improvements to eight kilometres on the M1 between the Gateway Motorway and Loganlea Road including:

  • Gateway Motorway to Loganlea Road: widening up to 5 northbound lanes
  • Rochedale Road to Logan Road: widening to 4 southbound lanes
  • South East Busway Extension from Eight Mile Plains to Springwood including a new bus station and park-n-ride at Rochedale
  • Completion of the missing V1 cycleway link on the western side of the M1 from the Gateway Motorway to Paradise Road.

This project is part of the M1 Master Plan (Gateway to Logan Motorway) which is being delivered in priority stages as funding becomes available.

Stage One of the Master Plan is the M1/M3 Gateway Merge upgrade which is currently in construction.

Stage Two of the Master Plan is Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill upgrade.

Key milestones

  • 2017: The Queensland Government outlined a commitment of $16 million develop a business case for future upgrades of the M1 corridor between Eight Mile Plains and the Logan Motorway.
  • Early 2018: TMR partnered with Building Queensland to develop a detailed business case for the Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill upgrade.
  • Late 2018: The detailed business case will be finalised.

Contact details

Email: eightmileplains@tmr.qld.gov.au
Phone: 07 5563 6600
Fax: 07 5563 6611

Community info

Keep up to date

Residents and motorists are encouraged to subscribe to the free email and SMS traffic alert update service for this project. Register with the Transport and Main Roads on the above contact details.

Last updated
20 December 2018