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First newly widened lanes open to traffic

Posted on 3 December 2018

The newly widened Gateway Motorway lanes between Nudgee and Deagon were made available for traffic last week, as final work progresses to complete the Gateway Upgrade North project. Three motorway lanes are now available to motorists between Southern Cross Way and Depot Road, Deagon (northbound) and southbound between the Sandgate Road bridges and Nudgee. The […]

Asphalting progressing project-wide

Posted on 20 November 2018

Despite unfavourable weather conditions during recent months, the project team has pressed on, with plenty of final asphalt surfacing placed. Temporary overnight closures of the motorway on and off-ramps are progressing steadily in Deagon and Bracken Ridge, with final asphalt surfacing placed successfully on five on and off-ramps in this area. During November, asphalting is set […]

New overhead gantries improving motorway safety

Posted on 17 September 2018

The Gateway Upgrade North project will improve motorists’ safety, reduce congestion and improve travel-time reliability through a number of network infrastructure improvements. An important part of the upgrade includes the installation of nine major new overhead gantries between Nudgee and Deagon. Read more about the new gantries in our latest project newsletter.

Deagon Deviation – new travel options

Posted on 25 June 2018

An important milestone has been reached on the project with the opening of the new Deagon Deviation to traffic over the weekend. The new grade-separated Deagon Deviation connection improves the efficiency of the motorway as well as safety for motorists for motorists by eliminating weaving and merging on the motorway. These improvements provide motorists with […]

Sandgate Road bridge upgrades completed

Posted on 2 May 2018

Motorists travelling northbound on the motorway through Deagon recently may have noticed they were now driving on the new Sandgate Road bridge. The new bridge opened to traffic in April after approximately two years of construction works, including the deconstruction of the existing bridge. To minimise disruption to motorists, the southbound bridge was widened first […]

Local road’s work continuing in earnest

Posted on 20 March 2018

Upgrades to local roads surrounding the Gateway Motorway are progressing well. These works compliment the major motorway works – improving the safety and efficiency of the network to the north. Depot Road The final stage of the Depot Road upgrade continues, with remaining construction activities on Depot Road, Deagon expected to be finalised in mid-2018. […]

New on-ramp from Nudgee Road now open

Posted on 16 February 2018

Motorists are encouraged to keep an eye out the series of traffic switches taking place in Nudgee over the next couple of weeks. The new, permanent northbound on-ramp from Nudgee Road opened to traffic in mid-February and another traffic switch through the area is currently scheduled later in the month. The next switch will see motorway traffic moved onto […]

Deagon Deviation Overpass Bridge Girder Lift

Posted on 11 January 2018

Have you seen the new bridge structure over the Gateway Motorway at Deagon? In December 2017 the project installed the final bridge girders for the new Deagon Deviation overpass bridge. The 90 tonne girders were lifted into position by dual crane lifts. The project team used two cranes to undertake the installation of the bridge girders – […]

Deagon Deviation overpass bridge progressing rapidly

Posted on 28 November 2017

Traffic travelling southbound on the Gateway Motorway (between Barrett Street and the Depot Road bridge) has been moved onto a temporary alignment – making way for the final bridge girders of the Deagon Deviation overpass bridge to be installed over the motorway. The bridge girders weigh approximately 90-tones, and will be installed over the motorway lanes using 500-tonne […]

Traffic changes at Nudgee interchange

Posted on 13 October 2017

Construction activities at the southern end of the project have moved to the next stage following a change to the motorway lanes at Nudgee. On Saturday 7 October, the project team realigned approximately 4kms of the Gateway’s northbound traffic lanes onto a new section motorway, including the on and off-ramps at Nudgee Road. This ‘traffic […]