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Wide Bay Burnett

Key facts

Australia

48,502.7km2

Area covered by location1

5.84%

Population of Queensland1

2,700km

Other state-controlled road network

271km

National Land Transport Network2

242km 

National rail network

Program Highlights

Our top investments include:

  • $1 billion Bruce Highway, Cooroy to Curra Section D (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $336 million Bruce Highway, Tiaro Bypass (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $103 million Bruce Highway, Saltwater Creek and Deadmans Gully flood immunity upgrades (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $44.7 million Bruce Highway (Gympie - Benaraby) culvert upgrades at various locations (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $44.1 million Maryborough - Hervey Bay Road and Pialba - Burrum Heads Road intersection upgrade (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $41.8 million Isis Highway (Bundaberg - Childers) safety improvements at various locations
  • $30 million Torbanlea - Pialba Road various locations, upgrade intersections and floodways (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $25 million Mundubbera - Durong Road, John Peterson Bridge (Boyne River) replacement (jointly funded with the Australian Government)

Investments (interactive)

You can view the list of investments for the Wide Bay Burnett area via the QTRIP interactive tool or in the QTRIP PDF

Map

Map of Wide Bay Burnett area 

Image: Bruce Highway (Maryborough - Gin Gin), Saltwater Creek and Deadmans Gully, flood immunity upgrades. Construction is underway to improve flood immunity along an 11km section of the Bruce Highway between Maryborough and Torbanlea.

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. NLTN rail data and maps are as at 30 June 2020.

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