Caboolture crossroads scores major revamp

Published: Comments:
Automotive and Aerospace Infrastructure & Construction Political Queensland Government Travel & Transport

Social:   

The Palaszczuk Government has announced the first intersection to receive a major upgrade as part of safety works worth $28.8 million for Caboolture and Morayfield.

Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said the intersection of Industry Drive and Old Gympie Road, on Beerburrum Road, would be the first upgraded, with work taking place this year.

“Wider lanes and lane separation will improve safety for turning vehicles at this busy intersection,” Mr Bailey said.

“This junction is adjacent to the Beerburrum Rd/Pumicestone Rd intersection, where a major upgrade is currently underway.

“When work is complete, traffic flow and pedestrian safety will be greatly improved, especially in the morning and afternoon peaks."

State Member for Morayfield Mark Ryan said design was underway for a further seven of the seventeen locations along Morayfield and Beerburrum Roads, as part of the $28.8 million Palaszczuk Government works package.

“These two busy roads are the spine of the community here in Caboolture and Morayfield,” he said.

“As we know, the less time you spend sitting in traffic the more time you have to spend at home, or out with family and friends.

“So these road and intersection improvements will make a real difference to people’s lives here in our local area.

“Works at the locations we have chosen will include a combination of line marking, new traffic signals, changes to existing signals, pedestrian facilities, removal of hazards, road widening, and new signs.”

Design is progressing for the following locations:

Morayfield Road

•           Aquatic Drive to Paradise Road

•           Paradise Road to Graham Road

•           Lindsay Road to Oakey Flat Road

•           Caboolture River Road to Oaklands Street

•           Elliot Street and Esme Avenue intersection.

Beerburrum Road

•           King Street to McKean Street

•           Industry Drive and Old Gympie Road intersection.

The Morayfield Road-Beerburrum Road safety improvements project will be delivered as part of the Queensland Government’s Targeted Road Safety (TRS) Program.

Design and construction will be completed in stages, and feedback will be sought from local stakeholders, on the proposed safety improvements as they are developed.

As each design package is completed, the layout will be available on TMR’s projects webpage at www.tmr.qld.gov.au

Minister for Transport and Main Roads
The Honourable Mark Bailey

 
Queensland Government, Department of Transport and Main Roads :
GPO Box 1412, Brisbane Qld 4001 , Brisbane
13 23 80
Queensland Government, Department of Transport and Main Roads
Showing 10+ recent articles for this business
New learner test PrepLs Queenslanders into driver’s seat 21 November 2018 | New Queensland drivers can now experience a revolutionary online learning and assessment program, designed to replace the written road rules test. More information...
Project update: Nicklin Way capacity improvements and Production Avenue extension 19 November 2018 | The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) would like to provide an update on the Nicklin Way capacity improvements and Production Avenue extension project. More information...
Public transport to get fans to Taylor Swift in Style 31 October 2018 | As was the case when Adele said Hello to Brisbane, TransLink will ensure concert-goers can get to and from Taylor Swift’s Gabba gig on November 6 in an easy manner with extra bus and rail services. More information...
Queensland driver licences next in line for digital evolution 24 October 2018 | Queenslanders could soon have the option to store their driver licences digitally on their mobile devices More information...
Free travel extended for veterans 11 October 2018 | Veterans and their families will receive free public transport on Remembrance Day to recognise the Centenary of Armistice next month. More information...
New leadership to drive heavy vehicle regulator 24 September 2018 | Mr McCormack said Duncan Gay and Ken Lay AO APM will replace Mr Baird and Mr Tremaine when their contracts expire next month and acknowledged their service. More information...
Nicklin Way capacity improvements and Production Avenue extension - Removal of on-street parking on Nicklin Way 18 September 2018 | As you are aware, the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has started construction on the Nicklin Way capacity improvements between Main Drive and Waterview Street, and the Production Avenue extension to... More information...
New signals at Caloundra Road, Nicklin Way and Pelican Waters Boulevard roundabout 18 September 2018 | The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will soon begin a $1 million project to install roundabout signals at the Caloundra Road, Nicklin Way and Pelican Waters Boulevard intersection. More information...
Start of construction on Nicklin Way upgrade and Production Avenue extension 03 September 2018 | The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) would like to advise you that construction for the Nicklin Way capacity improvements and Production Avenue extension is scheduled to begin over the next week. More information...
New program improving QPS bike safety awareness 30 August 2018 | The Queensland Police Service has developed a new program in consultation with Bicycle Queensland aimed at improving cyclist safety on Queensland roads. More information...



Social:   
comments powered by Disqus

All articles submitted by third parties or written by My Sunshine Coast come under our Disclaimer / Terms of Service