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Warrego Highway - Toowoomba to Miles – Oakey to Miles Safety Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2017 - Late 2019
Estimated Project Cost:$40,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$32,000,000
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 consists of five packages of work containing safety treatments spanning the Warrego Highway between Oakey and Miles. The works include high priority safety treatments, such as audio tactile marking, wide centre line treatments and intersection upgrades.

Benefits

The project will improve safety, through the reduction of major road accidents, and capacity on the Warrego Highway.

Funding

The Australian Government is providing up to $32 million to the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.

Timetable

Construction commenced in early 2017 and is expected to be complete by late 2019.

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Project details last updated: 7/08/2017