Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Warrego Highway - Rest Areas

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2010 - Mid 2014
Estimated Project Cost:$6,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$6,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Toowoomba Regional Council,Maranoa Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Darwin

Project Description

The project involved the construction of new or upgraded rest areas, heavy vehicle stopping places and audible edge lines on the Warrego Highway.


The new and upgraded rest areas will enhance safety for road users, especially heavy vehicle operators.


The Australian Government provided $6 million to the project.


Construction commenced in November 2010 and was completed in June 2014.

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Project details last updated: 23/01/2019