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Warrego Highway - Drillham to Palardo Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2018 - Mid 2020
Estimated Project Cost:$13,020,000
Australian Government Contribution:$10,410,000
Corridor:Brisbane - Darwin

Project Description

This is one of the 20 projects being delivered as part of the Australian Government's $508 million commitment to the Warrego Highway Upgrade Program.

The project involves pavement strengthening and renewal of 16km of failing pavement between Drillham and Palardo.


The project will improve safety and capacity at this location.


The Australian Government is providing up to $10.4 million towards the project in partnership with the Queensland Government.


Construction on this project commenced in early 2018 and was completed in mid 2020.

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Project details last updated: 17/08/2020