Isis Highway (Bundaberg – Childers), various locations, improve safety

The department will improve safety on a 40km stretch of the Isis Highway from Airport Drive to the Bruce Highway.

The project is funded under the Queensland Government's High Risk Roads Initiative, as part of the Targeted Road Safety Program (TRSP) initiative to address key safety concerns for the whole of a road segment or route.

The project will be broken up into several packages for delivery.

 

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Better road access
  • Accessibility
  • Reduces travel time
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Reduces maintenance
  • Improves ride quality

Key features

The proposed works include:

  • Intersection upgrades including the addition of either auxiliary or dedicated left and/or right turn lanes in one or both directions.
  • Road widening.
  • Wide centre line treatments.
  • Audio tactile line marking installation.
  • Pavement rehabilitation and strengthening.
  • Removal of roadside hazards.

Funding

The project is fully funded by the Queensland Government under the TRSP initiative. Investment ID 1776639

Total investment
$41.8 million
Queensland Government
$41.8 million

Current status

Works on the first package were completed in early 2021 and included the installation of wide centre lines on a 14.5km section of the Isis Highway south west of Park Estate Drive.

Project map

Project map