Temporary road closure with detour at Pignata Road for bridgeworks

From Sunday 4 March 2018, the Pignata Road underpass at Palmview will be temporarily closed between 7pm and 5am while bridge construction works are being completed. A detour will be in place for all motorists while the closure is in effect. These works are scheduled to occur over three nights, weather permitting. The remainder of bridge […]

Bridge construction continues at Pignata Road

The next stage of bridge construction is due to commence from mid-February 2018. This includes the installation of bearings and pre-cast bridge deck units during a two week period, weather permitting.When bridge deck units are being installed, temporary road closures with detours will be in effect on Pignata and Frizzo roads to allow for the […]

Construction Shutdown

Construction activity will close for the Christmas and New Year period. Site activities will shut down from Thursday 21 December 2017 and will recommence from Tuesday 2 January 2018. There will be no on-site construction activities during this period. Should you require information about the project during this time please visit the Department of Transport […]

Car pool facility now open

A new 240 space car pool facility at Palmview is now open to Sunshine Coast commuters. It is located between the Bruce Highway and Pignata Road in Palmview, and has opened to the public. Construction of the new car pool facility began in May 2017 as part of the Bruce Highway Upgrade – Caloundra Road […]

Palmview and Glenview Update – November to December 2017

Vegetation removal activities We appreciate your patience while vegetation removal works were undertaken at Pignata Road, Laxton Road and the Mooloolah River as part of site preparation works. Where trees are close to a road, we are required to implement lane closures for the safety of roadworkers and motorists. Lane closures must be implemented at […]

Construction Update

Roadside Barrier Installation Update Temporary ramp closures for minor road shoulder widening and the installation of roadside barriers will continue until December 2017. This includes temporary ramp closures at the Caloundra Road, Sunshine Motorway and Sippy Downs interchanges, and the Bruce Highway southbound exit ramp to Pignata Road. The temporary ramp closures will be in […]

Vegetation removal & initial earthworks

Northern work zones From early July 2017, vegetation removal works will commence for the new western service road near Sippy Creek Road, Cunning Road and Wilson Road, Tanawha. The vegetation removal works will then move to the eastern side of the Bruce Highway for the Tanawha Road realignment. This is expected to occur around August […]

New car pool facility on the way

A new car pool facility will be constructed between the Bruce Highway and Pignata Road. The car pool facility will ultimately cater for about 240 vehicles and is expected to take approximately six months to complete. As part of construction works, temporary lane closures of Pignata Road will be required over the next month. This […]

Major construction is now underway

TMR advises that the first sod has been turned marking the start of major construction for the Bruce Highway Upgrade – Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway. The project involves upgrading the highway from four to six lanes including major upgrades to both the Caloundra Road and Sunshine Motorway interchanges. A new two-way western service road […]