Cunningham Highway Upgrade

Planning is underway to upgrade the Cunningham Highway.

This planning will improve safety and to cater for future increases in traffic along this corridor.


  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Increases traffic flow
  • Better road access
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Improves ride quality

Key features

  • Improved safety along the Cunningham Highway and future planning along the corridor, including at Amberley.


The project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis.

Total investment
$212.5 million
Australian Government
$170 million
Queensland Government
$42.5 million

The $212.5 million in joint funding for upgrades to the Cunningham Highway includes various safety works and future improvement projects, including future planning on the corridor. This includes:

  • $25 million for the Eight Mile intersection upgrade at Glengallan
  • $28 million for delivery of Cunningham Highway Safety Packages
  • $20 million for future planning on the corridor, including at Amberley
  • $139.5 million for delivering future priorities on the Cunningham Highway.

Current status

Planning is underway for this project.