SMITHFIELD TRANSPORT CORRIDOR UPGRADE DETAILED BUSINESS CASE SUMMARY
30 January 2018
Building Queensland has today released a summary of the Smithfield Transport Corridor Upgrade Detailed Business Case and cost benefit analysis.
The business case has been driven by the need to reduce congestion and improve safety on the 3.8-kilometre section of the Captain Cook Highway between Yorkeys Knob Road and McGregor Road to the north west of Cairns.
The business case summary outlines the key aspects of the project and provides transparency for how the business case was developed and how the project may be implemented. Similarly, the cost benefit analysis summary outlines the economic analysis undertaken and the key outcomes.
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