Bruce Highway—Babinda intersection upgrade

We are progressing a project to upgrade the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Munro Street at Babinda.

We have conducted extensive consultation in the planning phase of the project with all the community feedback considered in the final design of the intersection. The project will improve safety for all road users and offers economic benefits for the community through improved travel reliability.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Reduces travel time
  • Contributes to economy

Key features

  • Signalisation of the intersection
  • New signal-controlled pedestrian crossings
  • Pedestrian safety fencing near the North Coast Rail Line
  • Provision for cyclists
  • An additional guardrail
  • Roadway lighting upgrade.

Funding

The project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments.

Total investment
$3.8 million