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

Toowoomba to Seymour – New South Wales - Newell Highway and Oxley Highway Intersection Upgrade

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2024 - Early 2026
Estimated Project Cost:$40,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$32,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Warrumbungle Shire Council
Corridor:Melbourne - Brisbane

Project Description

This projects involves the upgrade of the intersection of the Newell Highway and Oxley Highway near Coonabarabran.


  • Improved road safety for all road users.
  • Improved efficiency and network reliability.
  • Improved accessibility and connectivity of road networks.


The Australian Government is committing $32 million towards this project


Construction is expected to commence early 2024 and construction is expected to be completed by early 2026.

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Project details last updated: 10/03/2022