Bruce Highway—Gentle Annie Road to St Arnauds Creek

This package of works will improve safety by widening the road for installation of wide centre line treatment (WCLT), constructing protected turning lanes and replacing culverts south of Rockhampton, between Gentle Annie Road to St Arnauds Creek.

This project has been identified as part of the program of works to reduce the number of fatal and serious injury crashes on the Bruce Highway.

Safety for road users will be improved by utilising protected turning lanes, WCLT, safer roadside treatments and removal of isolated hazards and installation of barriers.

The project is 100% funded by the Australian Government under the Bruce Highway - Black Spots, Rest Areas and Safety Upgrades (BRASU).


  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Increases traffic flow
  • Better road access
  • Reduces travel time
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth

Key features

  • Wide centre line treatment.
  • Culvert replacement.
  • New barrier installation.
  • Protected right and left-hand turns.


Total investment
$26.6 million
Australian Government
$26.6 million

Current status

This project is currently under construction and is due to be completed in July 2021.

Project map

Bruce Highway–Gentle Annie Road to St Arnauds Creek project map