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

Toowoomba to Ipswich

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Estimated Project Cost:$75,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$60,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Ipswich City Council,Lockyer Valley Regional Council,Toowoomba Regional Council
Corridor:Brisbane - Darwin

Project Description

This project will upgrade prioirity sections of the Warrego Highway between Toowoomba and Ipswich, which is the final connecting link between the Toowoomba to Seymour and Townsville to Roma corridors into Brisbane.


The project is expected to:

  • ease congestion pressures from the concentration of traffic on the corridor and local roads connected to the corridor
  • improve freight efficiency, connectivity and travel times
  • improve commuter safety on the corridor and merging traffic from local roads


The Australian Government is contributing $60 million towards the project.


The delivery schedule will be determined in consultation with the Queensland Government.

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Project details last updated: 28/05/2020