Smithfield Transport Corridor Upgrade

The Smithfield Transport Corridor Upgrade is a proposed new 3.8-kilometre road bypass to the east of the Captain Cook Highway between Yorkeys Knob Road roundabout and McGregor Road roundabout north of Cairns.

Building Queensland completed the detailed business case for the Smithfield Transport Corridor Upgrade Project in 2017.

View the Smithfield Transport Corridor Upgrade Detailed Business Case 2017 summary.

View the Smithfield Transport Corridor Upgrade Detailed Business Case 2017 Cost Benefit Analysis summary.

All Completed Business Cases

European Train Control System (ETCS)—Inner City

Building Queensland finalised its first Business Case for ETCS—Inner City and presented it to government in May 2016.

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Nullinga Dam and Other Options Preliminary Business Case

The proposed Nullinga Dam site is located on the Walsh River in the Atherton Tablelands and has been proposed as a future water supply to serve growing urban demand in Cairns and to stimulate irrigated agriculture in the region, by supplementing existing supplies.

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Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3A – Broadbeach to Burleigh Heads

The Gold Coast is Australia’s largest non-capital city and the second largest city in Queensland, with its population forecast to increase by 61 per cent to 928,000 in 2041. The provision of high-capacity public transport will allow the Gold Coast to accommodate forecast growth while preserving the attractiveness and liveability of the southern Gold Coast.

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