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13 Dec 2013
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The Queensland Motorways Group completed its acquisition of the CLEM7 Tunnel today with settlement of the $618 million* deal with RiverCity Motorway (RCM) receivers.

The addition of the CLEM7 Tunnel further expands and diversifies the growing Queensland Motorways high quality portfolio of toll roads.

Queensland Motorways CEO Brendan Bourke said the deal was a positive step in further consolidating the Brisbane toll road network and provided a platform to work with Brisbane City Council and the State Government to improve the Brisbane road network over the longer term.

Mr Bourke said the CLEM7 Tunnel provided good value for money to motorists through its reliable travel times and free flowing, safe traffic conditions.

 “Since AirportlinkM7 has opened we have seen steady traffic growth through the M7 corridor which includes the CLEM7. As Brisbane continues to grow and motorists enjoy the benefits of the tunnel’s connectivity and reliability of travel times, we expect traffic growth to continue.”

Mr Bourke said the change in ownership would be seamless for motorists, but would provide the opportunity to progressively move towards a one-stop-shop for customers.

“We will use our proven experience and expertise in tolling, road operations and customer service to ensure motorists enjoy a consistent, integrated, reliable and convenient customer experience,” he said.

Mr Bourke said that there was an opportunity to address concerns among some motorists regarding the ease of using the tunnel, as well as understanding the benefits.

“We have already commenced market research to help inform us in making responsive and practical improvements, such as signage, where possible,” he said.


* Including $33 million for taxes and other costs.

Additional facts

  • The 6.8km tolled CLEM7 motorway passes under the Brisbane River and links major Brisbane roads, including the Pacific Motorway, Ipswich Road, Lutwyche Road, Inner City Bypass, AirportlinkM7 and Shafston Avenue at Kangaroo Point.
  • The sale transaction represents the value of the assets and not the original construction cost of the CLEM7 Tunnel, and does not include the companies that comprise the RCM Group or liabilities, including litigation, which will remain with RCM.
  • The Queensland Motorways toll road network includes the Gateway, Gateway Extension and Logan motorways, CLEM7 and shortly the Go Between Bridge, followed by the Legacy Way Tunnel on construction completion in mid-2015.
14 Feb 2014
Scheduled closures of the CLEM7 Tunnel for maintenance activities
13 Dec 2013
Queensland Motorways reaches settlement of CLEM7 Tunnel
03 Dec 2013
Toll road website to curb confusion
02 Dec 2013
Queensland Motorways supports B105 Christmas Appeal
25 Oct 2013
Queensland Motorways’ 2013 Sustainability Report, covering our activities in financial year 2012/2013, is now available.
27 Sep 2013
Queensland Motorways today announces the acquisition of Brisbane’s CLEM7 tunnel
12 Sep 2013
Last night Queensland Motorways successfully hosted Queensland’s largest open-road emergency exercise on the Logan Motorway in recent years, exercise CODE ONE QML.
05 Sep 2013
Queensland Motorways is supporting the Brisbane Festival by changing the lighting on the Sir Leo Hielscher Bridges to pink.
28 Aug 2013
On Sunday 1 September 2013, the iconic Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge - South will again play a significant role in Queensland’s largest fun run, the Bridge to Brisbane.
28 Aug 2013
On Sunday 1 September 2013, the iconic Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge - South will again play a significant role in Queensland’s largest fun run, the Bridge to Brisbane.
23 Aug 2013
Queensland Motorways Pty Limited is again proudly supporting the State’s largest community fun run—Bridge to Brisbane on 1 September 2013.
21 Aug 2013
Queensland Motorways is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Road Safety Research Policing and Education Conference 2013 (RSRPEC).
15 Aug 2013
Today Queensland Motorways was pleased to donate $40,000 to worthwhile children’s charity Ronald McDonald House South East Queensland (RMH SEQ).
06 Aug 2013
Updated Customer Service Agreements
30 Jul 2013
Queensland Motorways has partnered with Police in a random breath testing operation (RBT) on the Logan Motorway, designed to remove impaired drivers from the road.
15 Jul 2013
Queensland Motorways is pleased to announce that it has reached in principle agreement in the form of a Memorandum of Understanding with Brisbane City Council for the right to toll, operate and maintain the Go Between Bridge and Legacy Way tunnel.
24 Jun 2013
Queensland Motorways has announced the new tolls and fees for all motorists travelling on the Gateway, Gateway Extension and Logan motorways from 1 July 2013.
05 Jun 2013
From tonight, Queensland Motorways will light up the Sir Leo Hielscher Bridges in maroon and yellow to support the Queensland State of Origin team. as it fights for series glory over the Blues
30 May 2013
Ryan Townsley is Queensland Motorways’ first Road Safety Ambassador and advocate for its recently launched road safety awareness campaign, Drive Safe.
06 May 2013
From tonight, Queensland Motorways will light up the Sir Leo Hielscher Bridges (formerly Gateway Bridges) in yellow to support the Safer Australian Roads and Highways’ yellow ribbon initiative
01 May 2013
Queensland Motorways is again proudly supporting Kiss Goodbye to MS (multiple sclerosis) by changing the lighting on Sir Leo Hielscher Bridges to red in May.
23 Apr 2013
Queensland Motorways is pleased to announce the launch of its Twitter account @Qldmotorways which will keep motorists and the local community updated on its planned roadworks and maintenance activities along the Gateway and Logan motorways.
18 Apr 2013
Queensland Motorways recently announced Chairman Ross Israel has handed over the role of chairman to fellow director Alan Millhouse.
18 Apr 2013
Queensland Motorways is pleased to announce that construction is underway on two major engineering projects designed to enhance safety and efficiency on the Logan and Gateway Extension motorways.
16 Apr 2013
Providing a safe travelling environment for motorists is a key priority for Queensland Motorways and our comprehensive approach to road safety is producing tangible results.
16 Jan 2013
Queensland Motorways Holding Pty Limited (Queensland Motorways) and QIC Limited (QIC) today welcomed the Brisbane City Council’s announcement that it has entered into exclusive negotiations regarding the indicative non-binding proposal by Queensland Motorways to acquire the tolling rights for Go Between Bridge and Legacy Way via long-term leases.
16 Nov 2012
Soon a new electronic taxi access system will be introduced at the Brisbane domestic and international airports.
15 Nov 2012
Queensland Motorways recognises the importance of supporting and engaging with the community in which it operates. In recent months the company has continued to sponsor programs, events and charities which benefit the local community and environment.
15 Nov 2012
Queensland Motorways’ new Chief Information Officer Stephen Mitchell has hit the ground running and is excited by the opportunity to optimise the company’s technology systems.
15 Nov 2012
Queensland Motorways has partnered with the State’s peak motoring organisation, RACQ, to provide first-class roadside response around the clock to customers in need of assistance on the Gateway, Gateway Extension and Logan motorways.
25 Oct 2011
Last night Queensland Motorways received a high commendation at the National Public Relations Institute of Australia Awards
16 Sep 2011
Queensland Motorways has received a State Award for Excellence from the Public Relations Institute of Australia.
06 Sep 2011
Queensland Motorways is a proud partner of the Smart Transport Research Centre
10 Aug 2011
Queensland Motorways Chairman Ross Israel today announced the appointment of Brendan Bourke as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.
01 Aug 2011
Construction on the $2.12 billion Gateway Upgrade Project is complete.
18 Mar 2011
Delivering the Gateway Upgrade Project on budget and seven months ahead of schedule has won Queensland Motorways and the Queensland Government the prestigious National Infrastructure Project of the Year award.
02 Feb 2011
Motorists can rest assured that the Sir Leo Hielscher Bridges are strong and designed to be able to withstand significant impact.