About the project

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) is progressing planning for a program of road upgrades along Captain Cook Highway between Cairns and Smithfield.

The project will identify, investigate and construct upgrades along the Captain Cook Highway to improve safety, capacity and connectivity along the link.

The project includes a package of works for the section of Captain Cook Highway between Airport Avenue and James Street.

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This project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments