Kilcoy-Beerwah Road, Peachester Road and Old Gympie Road (Beerwah), signalised intersection

Work is now complete for the $5.5 million intersection upgrade, which included installing traffic signals at Kilcoy-Beerwah Road (locally known as Peachester Road) and Old Gympie Road.

The following work was undertaken: 

  • installing new traffic signals
  • widening the road to accommodate additional turning lanes
  • installing signalised pedestrian crossing facilities
  • undertaking approximately 1.5km of resurfacing works on Peachester Road from the Old Gympie Road intersection, to the east, through to the Blackbutt Street intersection. 

Benefits

  • Increases capacity
  • Improves safety
  • Increases traffic flow
  • Better road access

Key features

  • Traffic signal installation.
  • Road widening for additional turning lanes.
  • Signalised pedestrian crossing facilities.
  • Improved access for heavy vehicles.
  • Provision for B-Double truck movements at the intersection has been included as part of the upgrade design. However, permits for B-Double travel will continue to be based on an assessment of the entire route travelled.

Funding

This project was fully funded by the Queensland Government under the State Road Network Upgrades. Investment ID 835007 (QTRIP 2020-21 to 2023-24)

Total investment
$5.5 million
Queensland Government
$5.5 million

Project update

Construction was completed in August 2021. 
Peachester Road and Old Gympie Road intersection upgrade: design layout
Aerial view of planned road works at Peachester Road and Old Gympie Road Intersection