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Responsible Agency: Department of Transport and Main Roads
Proposal Stage of Development: Detailed Business Case Update
Planned Stage End Date: Q2 2017
Estimated Cost of Delivery: $340 million*
Date of Publication: December 2016 (for period 4 June 2016 – 3 December 2016)

NEED

Increases in travel demand and expected developments along parts of the Cunningham Highway are likely to create additional safety considerations and capacity constraints, particularly at the intersection with Ipswich–Rosewood Road.

PROPOSAL

The objective of the proposal is to meet current and forecast travel demand driven by development in the south-western corridor, including the Aerospace and Defence Support Centre, Ripley Valley and Greater Springfield residential developments.

The Cunningham Highway—Yamanto to Ebenezer Creek proposal involves strategic upgrades to a 4.75 kilometre section of the Cunningham Highway between Warwick Road at Yamanto and Ebenezer Creek, to the south west of Ipswich.

The proposal is investigating the delivery of a highway interchange and new alignment connecting the Cunningham Highway, Centenary Motorway extension and the Western Ipswich Bypass.

NEXT STEPS

Complete update of Detailed Business Case    >    Business Case completed prior to the establishment of Building Queensland. Responsible Agency currently undertaking an update of cost estimate and economic analysis.

* Nominal cost in Australian dollars, Responsible Agency Business Case 2012.