QLD Govt invest $12M to upgrade 15km of Bruce Highway

The Bruce Highway will soon undergo a $12 million resurfacing along a 15 kilometre stretch between Pine River Bridge and the Sunshine Coast.

Queensland Member for Murrumba Steven Miles said the funding from the state Government will support the Bruce Highway Upgrade Program, which is Queensland’s largest road infrastructure program.The Bruce Highway will soon undergo a $12 million resurfacing along a 15 kilometre stretch between Pine River Bridge and the Sunshine Coast.

“Works will be completed in seven key locations to improve the road surface and provide smoother driving conditions for motorists using the highway,” Mr Miles said.

“This will mean a safer commute for people travelling north of Brisbane.”

Member for Kurwongbah Shane King said he was happy to see investment going towards the important project.

“The programmed resurfacing of key arterial roads is important for extending the life of the road and ensuring a safer journey for motorists,” he said.

Member for Morayfield Mark Ryan said populations within the Moreton Bay and Sunshine Coast areas were both forecast to grow more than 20 per cent over the next 10 years.

“The Queensland Government is committed to maintaining safer roads to cater for this growth,” he said.

“The key locations are Murrumba Downs (near Dohles Rocks Road), Elimbah (near Pumicestone Road), Beerburrum (near Red Road), Coochin Creek (near Johnston Road) and Parklands (near Nambour Connection Road), Forest Glen (near Mons Road) and Rosemount (near Petrie Creek Road).

“Works have just begun and will be progressively completed throughout this financial year.”

Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said the project would be completed as quickly and efficiently as possible, with the least amount of disruption to traffic, residents and businesses.

“Works will be conducted at night, from Sunday to Thursday to minimise the impact as much as possible,” he said.


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