The Bruce Highway Upgrade Program is the largest road infrastructure program Queensland has ever seen. It is aimed at improving safety, flood resilience, and capacity along the length and breadth of the highway between Brisbane and Cairns.
Bruce Highway Upgrade—Sunshine Motorway to Maroochydore Road
We have completed early planning to determine future upgrade needs for the Bruce Highway between the Sunshine Motorway and Maroochydore Road. The planning identifies a long-term solution to meet future traffic growth, reduce traffic congestion, and improve safety and flood immunity.
The preferred planning option identifies a long-term solution to meet future traffic growth, reduce traffic congestion and improve safety and flood immunity.
Bruce Highway upgrade—Sunshine Motorway to Maroochydore Road: preferred planning option
- Improves safety
- Increases capacity
- Improves network efficiency
- Reduces peak hour congestion
- Improves flood immunity
- Reduces travel time
- Contributes to economy
Key featuresAn upgrade of Bruce Highway between the Sunshine Motorway and Maroochydore Road.
- Total investment
- Australian Government
- Queensland Government
At this stage there is currently no funding for further planning, detailed design and construction of the project. This work will be considered in the future, after assessment of competing priorities and depending on funding availability.