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Roads closed amid emergency situation at Bracken Ridge

Police car

An emergency situation has been revoked at Bracken Ridge following allegations of threats made by a man inside a Woondaree Street house.

Two killed on Qld roads

Qld police

Anne-Louise Brown Two people were killed in separate crashes on Queensland roads on Saturday.

Innovative study maps out future roads

The site of the old Bowen Hills bus depot on Abbotsford road.

Teagan West An innovative study led by a Qld professor has mapped out a global strategy for road building.

Police officer begs drivers to take care on roads

A crash on Queensland's New England Highway, west of Brisbane, on August 19, 2014.

Teagan West “I ask you - no I beg you - say no to the choices that cause the traffic crashes," officer writes.

Abbott steps in to spruik Qld roads

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has delivered glowing praise for Queensland's transport infrastructure plans.

Amy Remeikis The Queensland government’s ‘transport week’ received a boost straight from the top, with Tony Abbott taking time out of his Team Australia schedule to throw his support behind the...

Two killed on Queensland roads

Qld police

Anne-Louise Brown Two people died after separate crashes on the state's roads.

Power out, roads cut in wake of Cyclone Ita

Power pole down at Cooktown.

Kristian Silva Thousands remain without power in far north Queensland.

Better service, but no express lanes yet for SEQ toll roads: new owner

TOLL ROAD.

Amy Remeikis The new owner of south east Queensland's major toll network hopes that over time “customers will see a better service”.

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Two dead, several injured on Queensland's roads

Kristian Silva Two people have died and several injured during a horror day on Queensland’s roads.

Public transport suffering from investment in roads: report

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Katherine Feeney Brisbane's public transport system has fallen behind its counterparts, according to a major national report that praises Perth and Sydney as models for best-practice.

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Ex-NRL player Anthony Watts banned from roads

Former NRL player Anthony Watts has been fined $400 and had his driver's licence suspended for a month.

Detour trucks around Mater Hospital to save lives: scientist

Mater Hospital scientist Sagie Pillai.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council and state government planning authorities will have blood on their hands if quick steps are not taken to remove heavy vehicles from Stanley Street near the Mater Hospital, a...

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Mitchell Highway explosion: work starts on repairs

Morgan Oss The construction of a temporary detour around a section of outback Queensland highway destroyed in a massive truck explosion has begun, but it could still take up to six weeks until heavy vehicles...

Ammonium nitrate still at truck crash scene: explosives examiners

The scene of the truck explosion on the Mitchell Highway.

Tony Moore Ammonium nitrate remains at the Mitchell Highway explosion scene – where a B-Double exploded near Charleville on Friday night – and the scene is now under the control of the Department of...

Cyclist death prompts calls for Gabba to Goodwill Bridge bike lane

Cycle groups call for an uninterrupted bike lane from the Gabba to the Goodwill Bridge.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Leading cycling groups say the tragic death of a young cyclist has highlighted the immediate need for an uninterrupted, designated bike lane from the Gabba to the Goodwill Bridge.

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Queensland truck explosion investigators move in

The scene of a truck rollover on the Mitchell Highway.

Preparations for an investigation into what's been described as the most powerful explosion in Australian transport history are due to be completed on Friday.

Trucks 'wheels of mass destruction' to cyclists

Three Brisbane cyclists have been killed in collisions with trucks in the past 18 months.

Kim Stephens Trucks on city streets are "wheels of mass destruction" for cyclists, an advocacy group has said, following the fourth fatal collision between a truck and a cyclist in Brisbane in just more than a...

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G20 organisers say scrutiny will prevent abuse of police powers

Queensland police

Cameron Atfield Organisers of the police presence at November's G20 have assured residents near the planned restricted zone they have nothing to fear from increased police powers.

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Grass fire near Gateway Motorway billows smoke

Fire of the Gateway Motorway near Bracken Ridge.

Fire officers were on Saturday attending a "highly visible" blaze close to the conjunction of two of Queensland's busiest roads.

New Bribie Island bridge proposed

The Bribie Island Bridge is set to be duplicated.

Kristian Silva A second bridge in and out of Bribie Island could have twice as many traffic lanes as the existing structure, according to a concept plan released by the Queensland Government.