Project

Moreton Bay to North Brisbane Roads Upgrade

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective
Moreton Bay to North Brisbane Roads Upgrade

The project is seeking to improve transport connections with the Moreton Bay region to northern Brisbane through upgrades to improve transport network capacity.

At early planning stages, the key components identified are:

  • upgrading the Gateway Motorway (Bracken Ridge to Pine River)   
  • upgrading the Bruce Highway (Gateway Motorway to Dohles Rocks Road) 
  • upgrading Gympie Arterial Road (Strathpine Road to Gateway Motorway) 
  • delivering north-facing ramps at Dohles Rocks Road interchange to the Bruce Highway, and
  • building the North South Urban Arterial (NSUA)  between Dohles Rocks Road and Anzac Avenue - recently dubbed the 'Moreton Connector'. 

Key Dates

May 2020 Project Announcement

Funding contributions

Federal Government
Queensland Government

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Department of Transport and Main Roads

PROJECT HISTORY

May 2020 Queensland Government announced plans for a $2.1 billion roads upgrade for Moreton Bay and North Brisbane.
Estimated Total Cost
(2021)
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Queensland | National |
Infrastructure Australia status
High Priority Initiative (near-term, 0-5 years)
Resources
Media releases
2020/05/15
Major Contract

Gateway Motorway Upgrade - Bracken Ridge to Pine River

PROJECT STATUS
Detailed Planning
Gateway Motorway Upgrade - Bracken Ridge to Pine River

The Gateway Motorway Upgrade - Bracken Ridge to Pine River project will upgrade the road between Bracken Ridge to the interchange with the Bruce Highway and the Gympie Arterial Road on the southern bank of the Pine River. 

The project will replicate the six-lane upgrade of the 11.3-kilometre Nudgee to Deagon Deviation section of the Gateway Motorway. 

Funding contributions

Federal Government
Queensland Government

PROJECT HISTORY

2019 The 2019-20 Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program indicated $181 million was expected to be spend by FY2022-23, however, the 2020-21 Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program delayed this spending.
Dec 2020 The 2020-21 Queensland Budget allocated $62 million to the project over the next four years, and indicated $938 million has been committed beyond the forward estimates. This indicates the project has been delayed beyond previous estimates.
Estimated Total Cost
(2019)
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Queensland | National |
Infrastructure Australia status
High Priority Initiative (near-term, 0-5 years)
Resources
Media releases
2019/06/18