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North Coast

Key facts

Australia

10,538.6km2

Area covered by location1

17.37%

Population of Queensland1

1,243km

Other state-controlled road network

129km

National Land Transport Network2

127km 

National rail network2

Program Highlights

Our top investments included: 

  • $1.098 billion Bruce Highway, Pine River to Dohles Rocks Road interchange funding commitment (jointly funded with the Australian Government). This commitment covers a program of works encompassing the Gateway Motorway (between Bracken Ridge and the Pine River) and the Bruce Highway (between the Gateway Motorway and Dohles Rocks Road interchange, including Dohles Rocks Road north-facing ramps (Northern Connections)). The program also includes planning for the Gympie Arterial Road (between Strathpine Road and Gateway Motorway) and planning for a new road along the North South Urban Arterial corridor (known as Moreton Connector) between Dohles Rocks Road and Anzac Avenue.
  • $662.5 million Bruce Highway, Caboolture - Bribie Island Road to Steve Irwin Way upgrade (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $550.8 million Beerburrum to Nambour Rail Upgrade (Stage 1) (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $320 million Sunshine Motorway, Mooloolah River Interchange Upgrade (Stage 1) (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $301.3 million Bruce Highway, Maroochydore Road and Mons Road interchanges upgrade (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $163.3 million Bruce Highway, Deception Bay Road interchange upgrade (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $105 million Bruce Highway, Pine River to Caloundra Road Smart Motorways (Stage 2) (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $57 million Strathpine - Samford Road (Eatons Crossing Road and Mount Samson Road) intersection and safety improvements

Investments (interactive)

You can view the list of investments for the North Coast area via the QTRIP interactive tool or in the QTRIP PDF

Map

Map of North Coast 

Image: Bruce Highway Upgrade, Maroochydore Road and Mons Road Interchanges. Project corridor looking south.

1 Data source: Queensland Government Statistician's Office (Queensland Treasury), Queensland Regional Profiles. www.qgso.qld.gov.au, retrieved 9 March 2022

2 The detailed mapping data related to the National Land Transport Network (NLTN) Determination 2020 was not available at the time of publication. National Land Transport Network data and maps included assumed relevant state-controlled roads as at 1 July 2020.

 
 
Reflects QTRIP 2022-23 to 2025-26 (as at 21 June 2022).