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Gateway Upgrade North now complete

Posted on 15 March 2019

The $1.1 billion Gateway Upgrade North project is complete, with the official opening of the newly widened section of the Gateway Motorway held this morning. The project will: Reduce congestion Improve travel time reliability Accommodate future growth Improve motorists’ safety Read more about the official opening and project benefits here. The project team would like […]

All sections of the pedestrian and bicycle pathway are open

Posted on 15 March 2019

The new, off-road shared pathway constructed along the length of the Gateway Upgrade North project corridor, is now open for use. The new pathway extends from Nudgee to Bracken Ridge, connecting the Jim Soorley bikeway in the south to the Barfoot Street pedestrian/cyclist underpass in the north. There are five covered rest areas available along the new pathway that include lighting, […]

Motorway back up to speed

Posted on 18 February 2019

Speed limits on the newly widened Gateway Motorway lanes between Nudgee and Deagon have been raised to their final posted speed limits. The motorway speed limit has been raised to 100km/hour in both directions, with a 90km/hour limit on a short curved section at Bracken Ridge. The northbound curve lanes have been raised to 90km/hour, […]

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 […]