Planning stages map
Map showing BHWA planning and community consultation stages.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) is planning for a new transport corridor in the North Brisbane and Moreton Bay regions between Beerburrum and Bald Hills.
With more people expected to be calling the region home, a proactive approach is required to prepare for future transport needs.
The future Bruce Highway Western Alternative (BHWA) will provide a new alternative route to the Bruce Highway. It will help alleviate congestion and support future growth in the area.
Planning and community consultation for the approximately 50 kilometre corridor is progressing in 4 stages and will identify land that needs to be protected for the future motorway.
The Stage 1 corridor through Caboolture West, between Moodlu and Moorina, and the Stage 2 corridor between Moorina and Narangba, are protected for a future state-controlled road.
Early planning for Stage 3 between Narangba and Bald Hills, and Stage 4 between Beerburrum and Moodlu is progressing.
Feedback was sought on possible corridor options for Stage 4 between Beerburrum and Moodlu from 30 November 2023 to 9 February 2024. TMR thanks the community for their valuable input and engagement on the project. A significant amount of feedback was received on the Stage 4 corridor options which will be carefully considered to help inform next steps, timelines and further technical investigations needed. This includes consideration of suggestions for alternate corridor alignments. TMR will keep the community informed and provide updated timelines when feedback has been considered.
Investigations are continuing into corridor options for Stage 3, between Narangba and Bald Hills and early feedback on the study area continues to be invited.
Timeframes for more detailed planning, design and construction are not known at this time and will depend on government priorities and future funding commitments.
Visit the relevant project stage below to learn more.
Map showing BHWA planning and community consultation stages.
Stage 1 between Moodlu and Moorina is 7.25 kilometres in length.
The Stage 1 corridor was protected for a future state-controlled road in June 2022.
Stage 2 between Moorina and Narangba is 15 kilometers in length.
The Stage 2 corridor was protected for a future state-controlled road in June 2023.
Early planning for Stage 3 between Narangba and Bald Hills is ongoing.
Early planning for Stage 4 between Beerburrum and Moodlu is ongoing.
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