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Warrego Highway - Oakey to Dalby Overtaking Lanes

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2016 - Late 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$36,800,000
Australian Government Contribution:$29,440,000
Local Council/Shire:Toowoomba Regional Council
State:QLD
Corridor:Brisbane - Darwin

Project Description

This is one of the 18 projects being delivered as part of the Australian Government's $508 million commitment to the Warrego Highway Upgrade Program.

This project involved the construction of eight overtaking lanes, both east and westbound, at four locations between Oakey and Dalby.

Benefits

The project will allow for safer overtaking movements and an increase in transport efficiency at this location on the Warrego Highway.

Funding

The Australian Government committed to provide 80 per cent up to $35.2 million towards the estimated $44 million cost of the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.

As savings have been realised on the project the Australian Government contribution has been reduced to $29.44 million of a $36.8 million total project cost.

Timetable

Construction commenced in late 2016 and was completed in September 2017.

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Project details last updated: 10/05/2018