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Warrego Highway - Toowoomba to Miles - Toowoomba to Oakey Stage 1

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2015 - Mid 2016
Estimated Project Cost:$106,400,000
Australian Government Contribution:$85,120,000
Local Council/Shire:Toowoomba Regional Council
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Darwin

Project Description

This is one of the 15 projects being delivered as part of the Australian Government's $508 million commitment to the Warrego Highway - Toowoomba to Miles - Upgrade Programme.

The duplication of the Warrego Highway between Nugents Pinch Road and Leeson Road including improvements to key intersections.

Benefits

The project will increase transport efficiency and productivity through improved travel time reliability and safety on this section of the Warrego Highway by providing separation between opposing traffic streams, improving intersections between the local, state and national road networks, and through provision of slip lanes to provide safe turning opportunities.

Funding

The Australian Government is providing up to $85.1 million to the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.

Timetable

Construction commenced in early 2015 and was completed in July 2016.

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Project details last updated: 9/08/2017