The Queensland Government has gazetted the third and final section of the Coomera Connector, a future road alternative to the M1 between the Gold Coast and Logan Motorway Interchange.
According to Queensland Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey, the government has secured $2.3 billion for M1 upgrades, with two happening now and two to follow immediately after.
“We gazetted the Nerang to Coomera section in March 2016 and the Coomera to Stapylton section was gazetted in May 2017,” he said.
“Now, the entire 45 kilometre Coomera Connector corridor – including the final northern stretch to the Logan Motorway – has been officially gazetted as a future state-controlled road.”
Mr Bailey said the Coomera Connector was important to alleviate future congestion for M1 motorists and the community will be involved in future stages of planning for the corridor.
“Opportunities for consultation will be both in person at a series of information sessions and online,” he said.
“Community members will be able to learn more about the project and provide feedback using digital engagement tools such as collaborative mapping.’’
The Queensland Government has committed $5 million to undertake transport planning studies for the Loganholme to Nerang corridor.