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Cairns Southern Access Corridor

Jun 25, 2020
Official start for $481m Cairns highway project

Official start for $481m Cairns highway project

Works have started on Stage 3 of the Cairns Southern Access Corridor project between Edmonton and Gordonvale – the Far North’s biggest road project. The $481 million upgrade across 10.5km will double capacity on one of the Bruce Highway’s busiest two-lane sections and is expected to support 466 jobs. It will duplicate the highway, while… ...

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May 12, 2020
All hands on deck as Cairns highway project progresses

All hands on deck as Cairns highway project progresses

Cranes are lifting 24m long bridge decking units into place at Chinaman Creek this month as Stage 4 of the Cairns Southern Access Corridor project advances. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the new inbound bridge, which was expected to be completed by mid-2020, boasted several interesting features. Federal MP Warren Entsch . “The 90… ...

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Nov 20, 2019
Deal brings forward major regional transport spending

Deal brings forward major regional transport spending

A $1.9 billion funding deal has been announced to fast-track road and rail projects throughout Queensland. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk released details of the agreement today, which will see spending brought forward on projects including Stage 2 of the Mackay Ring Road, the Rockhampton Ring Road, and Stage 5 of the… ...

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Oct 25, 2019
Contract awarded for $481m Cairns highway upgrade

Contract awarded for $481m Cairns highway upgrade

HSA Group has been awarded the contract to design and build the $481 million Cairns Southern Access Corridor – Stage 3: Edmonton to Gordonvale project. Described as the single biggest road project for Far North Queensland, Federal Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Minister Michael McCormack said it would significantly improve safety on a busy two-lane… ...

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Sep 11, 2019
Piles of progress on Cairns Southern Access project

Piles of progress on Cairns Southern Access project

Eighty-eight concrete piles, measuring up to 24m in length, form part of a new bridge being built in the latest Cairns Southern Access Corridor upgrade. ...

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