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

Warrego Highway - Chinchilla Heavy Vehicle Route Strategy

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2016 - Late 2019
Estimated Project Cost:$1,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$800,000
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 involves planning to identify a route for a future bypass or alternative heavy vehicle route at Chinchilla.


The project will identify and assess options to improve safety and capacity at this location.


The Australian Government is providing up to $800,000 to the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.


The planning project commenced in April 2016, and was completed in late 2019.

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Project details last updated: 12/10/2020