Bruce Highway – Cairns Southern Access Corridor Stage 4 (Kate Street to Aumuller Street)
The Bruce Highway from Kate Street to Aumuller Street is an urban arterial road that provides connectivity from Cairns to the rest of Queensland and services both intra and inter-regional movement. It is the primary freight access to Cairns, and the principal access to the CBD from the south of Cairns. The area is affected by traffic congestion and is subject to rapid growth due to the location of a major growth corridor to the south.
Building Queensland led the Bruce Highway Cairns Southern Access Corridor Stage 3 (Kate Street to Aumuller Street) Detailed Business Case in partnership with the Department of Transport and Main Roads.
The business case investigated:
- a new inbound carriageway and bridge
- widening of the existing outbound carriageway and bridge
- various intersection upgrades.
The detailed business case was endorsed by the Building Queensland Board in Q3 2017.
View the business case summary.
View the cost benefit analysis summary.
All Completed Business Cases
The main drivers for the Bruce Highway Maroochydore Interchange Project are congestion and safety.
Building Queensland completed the Public Safety Regional Radio Communications Detailed Business Case in September 2017. Developed in partnership with the Queensland Public Safety Agencies and the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation, the business case examined ways of improving radio communications for public safety agencies in regional Queensland.
Building Queensland led the development of the Bruce Highway Deception Bay Road Interchange Detailed Business Case in partnership with the Department of Transport and Main Roads. The business case investigated the following enhancements to reduce congestion and improve safety: replacement of the existing two-lane Deception Bay Road bridge over the Bruce Highway with two 4 […]