Value of project
$250M - $500M

Tender

Q2 (Apr-Jun)
2016

Construction
Start

Q4 (Oct-Dec)
2017

Construction
End

Q3 (Jul-Sep)
2019

"Rocklea to Darra Stage 1, Package 1 (Granard Road to Oxley Road). Stage 1 is the 3km upgrade of the Ipswich Motorway between Granard Road, Rocklea and Oxley Road, Oxley.

Stage 1 includes:

- upgrading the motorway from 4 to 6 lanes
- higher bridges over Oxley Creek, including 7 new bridges
- new southern service road connection from Rocklea industrial precinct to the Oxley commercial and retail areas
- new traffic signals at the Suscatand Street intersection.

Benefits include:
- Reliability – improved traffic flow and reduced congestion creating more reliable, consistent travel times.
- Safety – upgraded road safety on the motorway with improved sight distances, safer access to and from the motorway.
- Connectivity – enhanced local connectivity for all road users, pedestrians and cyclists with new service road connectors reducing the need for local trips on the motorway.
- Flood immunity – improving the motorway’s flood immunity by constructing higher bridges over Oxley Creek.

Qld 4000

For more information contact: District Director (Metropolitan)
313 Adelaide Street
Brisbane City Qld 4000

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