Barbour and Norris Roads in Bracken Ridge to Get an Upgrade

Barbour and Norris Roads Upgrade
Photo credit: Google Street View / google.com/maps

The intersection upgrade on Barbour and Norris Roads in Bracken Ridge is among 11 identified congestion-busting and safety improvement projects to be jointly funded by BCC and the Federal Government.

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner recently announced that the Council and the Federal Government are committing to a joint $500-million to Building Better Roads for Brisbane Fund to get these 11 congestion-busting projects underway over the next three years.

“I have a clear vision for the future of our city and we are committed to managing growth, building better transport networks while protecting our fantastic quality of life.”

Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure Alan Tudge said that these projects will bust congestion, deliver life-saving safety road improvements, and bolster freight connections that underpin the state and national economies.

The 11 Infrastructure projects to be supported by the Building Better Roads for Brisbane Fund include:

  • Barbour Road and Norris Road upgrade, Bracken Ridge – intersection upgrade to improve safety and traffic flow
  • Hoyland Street upgrade, Bracken Ridge – upgrade section from two to four lanes to improve safety
  • Norris Road Upgrade, Bracken Ridge – upgrade priority sections to improve safety
  • Beams Road upgrade, Carseldine – upgrade to Beams Road between Lacey Road and Handford Road. Council committed $40 million towards the State’s open level crossing removal
  • Indooroopilly roundabout intersection upgrade, Indooroopilly – replace roundabout to improve traffic flow and safety
  • Newnham Road and Wecker Road intersection upgrade, Mount Gravatt – intersection upgrade to improve safety and traffic flow and safety
  • Commercial Road and Doggett Street upgrade, Newstead – intersection upgrade to improve safety and reduce congestion
  • Chelsea Road and Rickertt Road upgrade, Ransome – intersection upgrade to improve safety and traffic flow
  • Rochedale Road and Priestdale Road intersection upgrade, Rochedale – intersection upgrade to improve safety
  • Boundary Road rail crossing upgrade (State Government project) – Council committed $40 million towards the State’s open level crossing removal. Federal Government committed $73 million towards the State’s open level crossing removal
  •  Lindum rail crossing upgrade (State Government project) –  Council committed $40 million towards the State’s open level crossing removal. Federal Government committed $85 million towards the State’s open level crossing removal


The Barbour Road/Norris Road, Bracken Ridge Upgrade Project Details

The project involves upgrading the intersection at Barbour Road and Norris Road in  Bracken Ridge, which experiences significant traffic congestion during peak morning and afternoon hours. 

The Barbour Road/Norris Road upgrade project aims to improve accessibility, connectivity and productivity, as well safety and travel times. The Australian Government will contribute $1.5 million towards the upgrade project.

Project  timing will be determined after consultation with Brisbane CIty Council.