Tin Can Bay Road, Coondoo Creek, replace bridge

The project involved constructing a raised 3-span concrete structure over Coondoo Creek and new approaches.

The new structure is wider and has been built on a new and improved alignment west of the former timber structure. The original Coondoo Creek Bridge was decommissioned and demolished in November 2020.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Improves flood immunity
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Reduces maintenance

Key features

  • The new bridge improves safety, flood immunity, community connectivity and reduces maintenance costs.
  • Traffic will continue using the existing timber bridge while the new bridge is constructed on a new alignment to the west.
  • Construction started in June 2019 and formally opened on 18 November 2020.

Funding

The Australian Government has contributed $5 million and the Queensland Government has contributed $13 million as outlined in the Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program 2019–20 to 2022–23. Investment ID 9965.

Total investment
$18 million
Australian Government
$5 million
Queensland Government
$13 million

Current status

The bridge is now open to traffic.