The department is undertaking a business case for a new bridge to Bribie Island, that will improve safety and reliability for all road users.Planning
Caboolture-Bribie Island Road Upgrade Program
The department is planning sequential upgrades to improve safety, ease congestion and improve traffic flow and connectivity on critical sections of Caboolture-Bribie Island Road.
The road will be upgraded to 4 lanes, with a median-divided cross section for its entire length.
The department has developed the Bribie Island Road Upgrade Strategy which identifies a program of works to deliver upgrade projects sequentially on Caboolture-Bribie Island Road.
As projects are progressed, consultation with key stakeholders and the community will be undertaken.
Upgrading Caboolture-Bribie Island Road will help ease congestion, improve safety and flood immunity in critical areas.
- Improves safety
- Increases capacity
- Improves network efficiency
- Increases traffic flow
- Reduces peak hour congestion
- Improves flood immunity
- Reduces travel time
- Contributes to economy
- Contributes to regional growth
- Better active transport
Construction of the Old Toorbul Point Road intersection upgrade was completed in early October 2021. The upgrade of Regina Avenue intersection to install new traffic signals was completed in March 2023. Detailed design is underway for the duplication of Caboolture-Bribie Island Road between Old Toorbul Point Road and Saint Road, including signalisation of the Volz Road intersection. Planning for the future duplication of Caboolture-Bribie Island Road between King Johns Creek and Hickey Road is underway. A business case is underway for a new Bribie Island Bridge.
- Old Toorbul Point Road, now complete
- Old Toorbul Point Road to Saint Road upgrade to 4 lanes including signalisation of Volz/Browns Road Intersection
- Hickey Road to King Johns Creek upgrade to 4 lanes
- Regina Avenue intersection signalisation, now complete
- Minor safety improvements to existing 4 lane road
- King Johns Creek to Old Toorbul Point Road upgrade to 4 lanes and improve flood immunity
- Kal Ma Kuta Drive to Bestmann Road East upgrade to 4 lanes including signalisation of Kal Ma Kuta Drive and Spinnaker Drive
- Ningi Upgrade 1 (Bestmann Road to Ross Street) upgrade to 4 lanes including signalisation of Ross Street
- Ningi Upgrade 2 (Ross Street to existing 4 lane section east of Donald Street)
- Bestmann Road East to Bribie Island upgrade (including Bribie Island Bridge upgrade) to 4 lanes
The Australian Government has committed $30 million and the Queensland Government has committed $49.68 million to progress priority upgrades (Investment IDs 1158882, 1779573 and 1862714).
As part of the 2023 -24 Federal Budget, the Australian Government announced it is undertaking a 90-day review of Australian Government funded infrastructure projects. The department is awaiting the outcomes of this review, in order to determine impacts on our jointly funded projects.
- Total investment
- $79.68 million
- Australian Government
- $30 million
- Queensland Government
- $49.68 million
5 Projects in Caboolture-Bribie Island Road Upgrade Program
Construction is now complete for an intersection upgrade that installed traffic signals and dedicated turn lanes for all turning movements at the Caboolture-Bribie Island Road and Old Toorbul Point Road intersection.
Construction is now complete for new traffic signals at the intersection of Caboolture-Bribie Island Road and Regina Avenue to create a safer and more accessible intersection for road users and pedestrians.
The department is undertaking planning for the future duplication of Caboolture-Bribie Island Road between King Johns Creek and Hickey Road.
The department is undertaking detailed design for the duplication of Caboolture-Bribie Island Road between Old Toorbul Point Road and Saint Road, including signalisation of the Volz Road intersection.
The department is undertaking a business case for a new bridge to Bribie Island, that will improve safety and reliability for all road users.