Banora Point

The Banora Point upgrade extends over about 2.5 kilometres from the northern end of Barneys Point bridge to the southern end of the Tweed Heads bypass.

Project background

The NSW Minister for Planning approved the Pacific Highway upgrade at Banora Point on 26 February 2009.

The Banora Point upgrade project was jointly funded by the Australian and NSW governments.

The upgrade extends over about 2.5 kilometres from the northern end of Barneys Point bridge to the southern end of the Tweed Heads bypass.

Roads and Maritime Services and the alliance would like to thank the community for their patience during the planning, design and construction of the upgrade. The project was opened to traffic in September 2012.

Finishing works including the removal of the project site office and community information centre, completing the shared user path and opening the highway to three lanes south of Barneys Point were completed in October 2012.

Project snapshot

  • Contractors: Roads and Maritime Services has formed an alliance with Abigroup Contractors, Seymour Whyte and SMEC
  • Form of contract: Alliance design and construct contract
  • Start date of major construction: December 2009
  • Completion date: September 2012
  • Project value: $359 million
  • Australian Government contribution: $349 million *
  • NSW State Government contribution: $10 million. *

* Contribution amounts may vary from year to year

Operational Noise Report (main report)

August 2013

Operational noise report for Banora Point upgrade.

Appendix A

August 2013

Appendix A – Glossary of noise terms

Appendix B

August 2013

Appendix C

August 2013

Appendix C – Long term noise monitoring results

Appendix D

August 2013

Appendix D – LAmax noise monitoring results

Appendix E

August 2013

Appendix E – Community complaints and enquiries

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