Watch: The Commonwealth and Queensland Governments will support infrastructure construction jobs across Queensland by jointly investing an additional $415 million to deliver shovel-ready infrastructure projects.
Motorists can have a preview of the next major Sunshine Coast upgrade on the Bruce Highway at Forest Glen, with animated concepts released this week showing how the upgraded highway interchanges at Maroochydore Road and Mons Road will work after a $301.25 million overhaul.
Federal Member for Fisher Andrew Wallace has launched a community campaign to bust congestion around Caloundra after calls from local residents frustrated by the Queensland Government’s continuing failure to improve their roads in our region. Mr Wallace said that while the Federal Government had committed $3.4 billion in the past two years toward reducing congestion […]
Work is now underway on an Australian-first engineering solution for the Bruce Highway Upgrade between Caloundra Road and the Sunshine Motorway. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the first of 36 concrete bridge piles were recently completed for the nation’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI). “Around Australia the Liberal […]
Construction companies can now tender on a multi-million dollar upgrade of Nicklin Way between Main Drive and Waterview Street. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said the Palaszczuk Government was funding the infrastructure upgrade to boost the capacity of Nicklin Way, making life easier for Sunshine Coast motorists, particularly those travelling to the Sunshine […]
More than 9000 people have a smoother journey to school and university each day, thanks to completion of Sunshine Coast Council’s latest upgrade to Sippy Downs Drive. Mayor Mark Jamieson said the recent $3.2 million upgrade would improve travel in the area now and in the future whenthe Sippy Downs Town Centre is complete. “The […]
Work is about to start to improve road safety at a local accident black spot in central Maroochydore. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson announced today that $72,000 had been provided to improve safety and visibility on the left-hand turn slip lane into Maroochy Boulevard from the Sunshine Motorway southbound off-ramp. Ms Simpson said that work […]
Plans for a $440 million road project to slash congestion for drivers between Caloundra and Maroochydore and create 2,500 jobs for the Sunshine Coast have been unveiled today. Premier Campbell Newman said the proposed infrastructure project addressed concerns raised by Sunshine Coast members that local roads would become congested when the Sunshine Coast University Hospital […]
A new interactive map, by British company Driving Experiences, has named the Bruce Highway among the 22 of the world’s most deadly highways. The road’s “fear factor” was rated four out of 10. In an average year, Bruce Highway accounts for 17 percent of the national highway deaths in Australia. It is important to note, […]
Residents of the Conondale community have come together to celebrate the opening of the new and improved Grigor Bridge last week. Member for Glass House, Andrew Powell MP, hosted a community barbeque and informal opening on Friday 7 March to celebrate the completion of the new bridge. “I was pleased to see a huge turnout […]