Mooloolah River Interchange Upgrade

We are progressing a detailed business case for a major future upgrade of the Mooloolah River Interchange at Mountain Creek.

We are creating a detailed business case to upgrade the Mooloolah River Interchange at Mountain Creek.

The preferred option includes:

  • a major upgrade to the Mooloolah River Interchange and existing connections to the Sunshine Motorway east-west and north-south links, and Nicklin Way
  • a new road connection across the Mooloolah River connecting the upgraded interchange with Kawana Way at Parrearra
  • upgrading the Sunshine Motorway from the Mooloolah River interchange to Kawana Way from 2 to 4 lanes
  • new local road links including a direct connection for northbound traffic on Nicklin Way to Brisbane Road in Mooloolaba, and a new link between Karawatha Drive in Mountain Creek and Brisbane Road.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Better road access
  • Reduces peak hour congestion
  • Reduces travel time

Key features

  • Widening the Sunshine Motorway from 2 to 4 lanes.
  • New local road links between:
    • Nicklin Way to Brisbane Road for northbound traffic.
    • Karawatha Drive in Mountain Creek and Brisbane Road.
  • New road connection across the Mooloolah River.

Funding

Funding for construction will be considered during future program reviews and is subject to competing state-wide priorities.

Total investment
$7.5 million
Queensland Government
$7.5 million

Project location mapProject works for the Mooloolah River Interchange Upgrade