Tenders are now being called to engage a head contractor to manage the largest project underway as part of the Newell Highway Upgrade package.
The Capricorn Highway and Ardurad Road (Blackwater-Rolleston Road) intersection is about to undergo a $6.24 million overhaul, making it safer for Blackwater locals, tourists and freight transport.
More than 70 roadside rest areas across the country will be upgraded to help combat driver fatigue and keep people safe on our roads, thanks to $7.2 million in funding from the Liberal and Nationals Government.
The design of a $19 million safety improvement project for the D'Aguilar Highway between Sandy Creek and Kilcoy is now complete.
The Beaudesert Showgrounds upgrade project is now complete, with the opening of the recently refurbished grandstand, installation of new lighting, LED signboard and expanded amenities for campers this week.
Work is being completed on 25 bridges in Tenterfield to allow for higher mass limit (HML) vehicles in a boost to freight productivity across the region.
The Australian Government has unlocked over $40 million to upgrade Queensland’s Mount Lindesay Highway at Jimboomba, which connects Brisbane to the New South Wales border.
The ageing timber truss bridge over the Rouchel Brook on Rouchel Road is being replaced by a new dual-lane concrete structure that will give motorists and freight operators a more reliable and efficient journey into the future.
The Liberal and Nationals Government is taking further action to keep motorists safe on our roads with an investment of almost $5.5 million in 28 road safety projects through the Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI).
New left-turn lanes at three key locations on the Warrego Highway between Toowoomba and Dalby will be added to significantly improve safety.
Australians are being urged to put safety first on regional and rural roads as Rural Road Safety Month gets underway.
Funding under the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program will substantially improve nine dangerous crash sites on Northern Territory roads in 2021–22.
The Liberal and Nationals Government, together with the states and territories, today announced streamlined COVID-19 measures for freight operators to ensure the efficient movement of goods continues in a COVID-safe manner.
Road safety is at the forefront for the Australian and New South Wales governments, with a $178 million joint funding package enabling critical road upgrades to be completed in the 2021–22 financial year.
Queensland road safety projects will be fast-tracked with a $174.7 million package to enable almost 50 more upgrades to be completed in the next 12 months.