|Funding Programme:||National Highway Upgrade Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2017 - Mid 2018
|Estimated Project Cost:||$11,625,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$9,300,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Southern Downs Regional Council
|Corridor:||Sydney - Brisbane
The project will involve safety upgrades to improve sections of the New England Highway between Warwick and the Queensland/New South Wales border.
Safety treatments will include:
• Pavement widening;
• Shoulder widening and sealing;
• Overtaking lanes;
• Intersection upgrades;
• Guardrails; and
• Improved delineation (line marking and signage).
The project will assist in improving road safety, reducing the risk of fatalities and serious injuries as well as severity and cost of road crashes in line with the National Road Safety Strategy.
The Australian Government has committed up to $9.3 million towards the project, in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Construction is expected to commence late 2017 with completion anticipated mid 2018.
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Project details last updated: 16/01/2017