The contract covers earthworks and drainage upgrades beside the existing Gateway Motorway.
Queensland Minister for Transport & Main Roads Scott Emerson said that the earthworks would involve building part of the new embankment for the future realigned motorway and extending some of the major drainage structures. “Fulton Hogan will be moving more than 200,000m3 of soil and rock for this new section of the motorway to improve road safety and traffic efficiency,” he said.
The Gateway Motorway North project will include widening 11.3km of motorway from four to six lanes between Nudgee and Bracken Ridge, upgrading the Nudgee Interchange and widening the Deagon Deviation to two lanes in each direction.
The early works are expected to be completed by the middle of next year and major construction should get under way shortly thereafter.