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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 […]

First major bridge structure complete

Posted on 22 September 2017

The benefits of the Gateway Upgrade North project are being realised by the community with the new Nudgee Road bridge officially opening to road, cyclist and pedestrian traffic in September. The new bridge (which replaces the old Nudgee Road bridge located further south) will reduce congestion and improve safety for traffic in the Nudgee area […]

New heavy vehicle rest stop at Nudgee

Posted on 18 July 2017

The State government has taken the initiative to build a new heavy vehicle rest stop at Nudgee, north Brisbane, in conjunction with the Gateway Upgrade North project. Work commences this month to construct the new, $2.7 million rest stop alongside the Gateway Motorway near the existing Nudgee Service Centre, a frequented stopover spot. The new […]

Gateway Upgrade North reaches half way mark

Posted on 7 June 2017

The $1.143 billion Gateway Upgrade North project has reached the halfway mark of construction, and has been awarded an independent sustainability rating of ‘excellent’ for design. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said construction of the project is on track, and would deliver major benefits to road users in south east Queensland, accommodating future traffic growth […]

Nudgee Road bridge girders installed

Posted on 24 May 2017

All bridge girders for the Nudgee Road overpass have been successfully installed on the Gateway North Upgrade project. These were the first girders to be placed across the motorway on this project and it was no mean feat to coordinate –  the 24m-long concrete girders were delivered to the construction site under police escort and […]

New lanes to ease congestion on the Deagon Deviation

Posted on 19 April 2017

A key milestone has been reached on the $1.14 billion Gateway Upgrade North project, with two new southbound lanes along the Deagon Deviation set to open in the coming days. Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth and State Member for Sandgate Stirling Hinchliffe visited the site today to inspect progress on the works. Completion of […]

Nundah Creek bridge traffic switch

Posted on 13 April 2017

As part of the Gateway Upgrade North project, northbound traffic on the motorway at Nudgee was moved onto a section of newly completed bridge over Nundah Creek last weekend. This traffic change sees northbound motorists now travelling on around 3.5 kilometres of continuous temporary road pavement stretching from just north of the Nudgee Road overpass through […]

Traffic switched at Nudgee

Posted on 16 February 2017

On Saturday night 4 February, the Gateway Upgrade North project team successfully realigned southbound Gateway Motorway traffic onto the new permanent motorway alignment at Nudgee. Motorists are now travelling on about 1 kilometre of newly constructed motorway alignment and pavement from the southbound on-ramp at Nudgee to the Southern Cross way exit.