Bruce Highway (Rockhampton - St Lawrence), Carlton Street to Yeppoon Road, improve cycle facilities

The project will provide on road and off road cycle facilities between Carlton Street and Yeppoon Road, delivering improved bike riding and pedestrian infrastructure in Rockhampton.

The bike and pedestrian infrastructure upgrade will improve safety for all road users. This project will deliver 1.14km of new shared path along this section of the Bruce Highway.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Reduces peak hour congestion
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Better active transport
  • Improves ride quality

Key features

  • Improve safety for all road users by reducing possible conflicts with bike riders, pedestrians and drivers.
  • Pedestrian safety.
  • Freight efficiency and heavy vehicle management via reduction of on-road bike traffic.
  • Environmental improvements.
  • Improved bike rider safety and facilities.
  • Boost to local economy.

Funding

The $3.3 million project is jointly funded by the Australian Government ($2.64 million) and Queensland Government ($660,000). Investment ID 1831212

Total investment
$3.3 million
Australian Government
$2.64 million
Queensland Government
$660,000

Current status

Started March 2021. Expected completion late August 2021. 

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