Gladstone - Benaraby Road, Philip Street, construct additional lanes

The last remaining 2-lane section of Philip Street has been duplicated to 4 lanes. This has improved traffic flow and road safety for all road users.

The project has delivered around 900m of 4-lane divided carriageway along Philip Street and a new signalised intersection at the Philip Street and Reef Street intersection.

Benefits

  • Increases capacity
  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Better active transport

Key features

  • Widened the large cutting below Trinity Place to provide 4 lanes.
  • Rock stabilisation works to mitigate future rock debris falls. 
  • Required transport infrastructure and access to the Gladstone Region Integrated Community Services Precinct.
  • installed east and westbound on-road bike riding and off-road pedestrian facilities.
  • Pavement drainage upgrades.  
  • New signalised intersection at the Philip Street and Reef Street intersection. 
  • Improved street lighting.  
  • Acceleration lanes at Trinity Place and Hibiscus Avenue.

Funding

Investment ID 482285 (QTRIP 2020-21 to 2023-24)

Total investment
$20 million
Australian Government
$20 million
Project map

Philip Street duplication project map