Tamborine–Oxenford Road, Howard Creek Causeway, upgrade flood immunity

Works have started on upgrading Howard Creek Causeway (approximately 11km from Oxenford) on Tamborine–Oxenford Road at Wongawallan to provide a safer road alignment, with increased flood immunity.

The project will:

  • upgrade the existing pipe culverts to a multiple cell box culvert structure
  • widen the road approaches
  • upgrade the intersection of Lanes Road and Colin Meagher Roads
  • improve intersection lighting. 


  • Improves safety
  • Improves flood immunity
  • Better road access
  • Contributes to economy

Key features

  • New multiple cell box culvert structure.
  • Raising and widening the road.
  • Upgrading the Lanes Road and Colin Meagher Road intersections.


Australian and Queensland Governments announced funding for this project on 22 June 2020. Investment ID 733737

Total investment
$10 million
Australian Government
$8 million
Queensland Government
$2 million

Current status

Early works started in April 2021. Construction is expected to follow in mid-2021 and continue until mid-2022.

Project layout

Project layout showing new culverts, and left and right turn lanes