Greater Brisbane Key Corridors Performance Report

Greater Brisbane road network

This report provides information on the traffic volume and average speed for the Greater Brisbane key transport corridors over the July to December 2018 period. The corridors include Brisbane City Council (Council) and Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) managed roads.

This report includes information on initiatives being undertaken by both organisations to manage congestion on the road network.

There are 38 key corridors, comprising 317.2 kilometres of road, in the Greater Brisbane area. Council manages 18 of these corridors, equating to 102.1 kilometres of road and TMR manages the other 20, equating to 215.1 kilometres of road.

Report summary for July-December 2018

  1. Network vehicle kilometres travelled has slightly decreased compared to the same period last year
  2. Weekday AM peak average network speed is 33 km/h (Council roads = 27 km/h and TMR roads = 38 km/h)
  3. Weekday PM peak average network speed is 36 km/h (Council roads = 33 km/h and TMR roads = 37 km/h)
  4. Bruce Highway (managed by TMR) is the busiest corridor with an average volume of 163,592 vehicles per day
  5. Logan Road between Klumpp Road and Old Cleveland Road (managed by Council) is the least busy corridor with 20,533 vehicles per day
  6. In the AM peak, October had the lowest average speed at 30 km/h, while December had the highest average speed at 39 km/h
  7. In the PM peak, October had the lowest average speed at 34 km/h, while December had the highest average speed at 39 km/h
  8. In the AM peak, Centenary Motorway between Logan Motorway and Ipswich Motorway (managed by TMR) had the fastest average speed at 89 km/h (100 km/h speed limit); Stanley Street (managed by Council) had the slowest average speed at 18 km/h (speed limit is 60 km/h with a school zone speed of 40 km/h on this corridor).
  9. In the PM peak, Centenary Motorway between Logan Motorway and Ipswich Motorway (managed by TMR) had the fastest average speed at 96 km/h (100 km/h speed limit); Stanley Street (managed by Council) had the slowest average speed at 22 km/h (60 km/h speed limit in the PM Peak).
  10. On Council’s 18 key corridors, compared with the same period in 2017: AM peak average speed decreased 2.7% from 28 km/h to 27 km/h; PM peak average speed decreased by 1.4% from 33.4 km/h to 32.9 km/h.
  11. On 18 of TMR’s 20 key corridors (excluding Pacific Motorway (1) and (2)), compared with the same period in 2017: AM peak average speed decreased by 1.6% from 39 km/h to 38 km/h; PM peak average speed decreased by 2.3% from 38 km/h to 37 km/h.

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Last updated:13 May 2019