This assessment brief outlines the Queensland Government's plan for upgrades to the Gateway Motorway North. The upgrades will combat traffic congestion, poor separation of local trips and freight movements, and high crash rates on the Gateway Motorway North. A new urban bypass road will improve access between markets, production and distribution centres, the Port of Brisbane and Brisbane Airport. The Queensland Government is seeking $1,263 million in Commonwealth funding for the project.
The Office of the Infrastructure Coordinator recommended that the project be included on the Infrastructure Priority List at Threshold, with conditions.