Bruce Highway – Cairns Southern Access Corridor Stage 3 (Edmonton to Gordonvale)

The 9-kilometre section of the Bruce Highway from Edmonton to Gordonvale experiences significant delays during morning and evening peaks and has a high crash rate.

Building Queensland led the Bruce Highway Cairns Southern Access Corridor Stage 3 (Edmonton to Gordonvale) Detailed Business Case in partnership with the Department of Transport and Main Roads. The business case investigated the following upgrades to the Bruce Highway from Edmonton to Gordonvale:

  • four-lanes between Edmonton and Gordonvale
  • 4 kilometres of new two-lane carriageway
  • 7 km of relocated (new) Queensland Rail line with improved flood immunity.

The detailed business case was endorsed by the Building Queensland Board in Q4 2017.

All Completed Business Cases

Nullinga Dam and Other Options Preliminary Business Case

The proposed Nullinga Dam site is located on the Walsh River in the Atherton Tablelands and has been proposed as a future water supply to serve growing urban demand in Cairns and to stimulate irrigated agriculture in the region, by supplementing existing supplies.

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Lower Fitzroy River Infrastructure Project

Building Queensland completed the detailed business case for the Lower Fitzroy River Infrastructure Project in partnership with the joint proponents, SunWater and the Gladstone Area Water Board, in late 2017.

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Beerburrum to Nambour Rail Upgrade Project

Building Queensland delivered the completed Business Case to government in December 2016.

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