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Warrego Highway - Toowoomba to Miles – Toowoomba to Oakey duplication Stage 2 (Charlton to Kingsthorpe)

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2017 - Early 2018
Estimated Project Cost:$160,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$128,000,000
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 project involves duplication of a 4km section of the Warrego Highway, from two to four lanes between Charlton and Kingsthorpe west of Toowoomba.

Benefits

The project will increase transport efficiency and productivity through improved travel times, reliability and safety on this section of the Warrego Highway.

This will be achieved through the separation of opposing traffic streams, the improvement of intersections and the construction of turning lanes to provide safe turning opportunities.

Funding

The Australian Government is providing up to $128 million to the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.

Timetable

Construction commenced in early 2017 and is expected to be complete by early 2018.

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Project details last updated: 9/08/2017