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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.

Bridge girders installed at Nudgee

Posted on 7 February 2017

A great start to the year on the Gateway Upgrade North project with the installation of the first precast bridge girders for the new Nudgee bridge. Following weeks of planning and preparation the project team successfully installed 19 girders at either end of the new bridge. Work is ongoing to build the centre bridge pier […]

First major traffic switch completed

Posted on 20 December 2016

The first major traffic switch as part of the Gateway Upgrade North project has been implemented with the temporary realignment of southbound traffic between Sandgate Road and Bicentennial Road. This traffic switch represents a major milestone for the project. Motorists driving southbound on the Gateway Motorway will now notice they have been realigned onto 2.6km […]

Bridge works underway at Bicentennial Road interchange

Posted on 15 September 2016

Another Gateway Upgrade North project milestone was reached this month with the first bridge deck units lifted into place for the widening of the northbound bridges at the Bicentennial Road interchange in Boondall. More than 60 20-tonne concrete road bridge beams will be used to widen the two northbound bridges and accommodate an additional lane. […]