What’s in a Name?

Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

Nominations open to name Toowoomba’s Second Range Crossing. Now here’s one too good to miss... The community will have a chance to name the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) with submissions opening this Monday, 30 July. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey says there’s been a … [Read more...]

Safe Turning Solutions for Helidon Spa Connections

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Work has started on one of two U-turn facilities to improve safety at the Postmans Ridge Road and the Warrego Highway intersection at Helidon Spa. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack says the removal of right-turn access and provision of U-turn … [Read more...]

New England Highway safety works on the way

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Works are now underway on the upgrade of the highway between Warwick and Wallangarra which Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Barnaby Joyce says delivers a real road safety boost. The $11.63 million project is part of the National Highway Upgrade Program. “We are committed to … [Read more...]

Operation Papa Austrans

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Police will be out in force over the next week as part of a national safety campaign targeting heavy vehicles on the road. Operation Papa Austrans is a national road safety blitz that involved intercepting and targeting heavy vehicles and drivers and be aware-it’s on in earnest. Police say … [Read more...]

Paving the Way to Market

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Researchers have provided the most detailed map of routes and costings across Australia's entire agricultural supply chain with an update to data based on modelling cross the country. The CSIRO researchers have applied the logistics tool TraNSIT (Transport Network Strategic Investment Tool) to 98 … [Read more...]

Whale Sized Works on the Warrego

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Thirty-two concrete girders, each the length of a fully grown blue whale, have been installed as part of construction on a new overpass west of Toowoomba. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester says duplication of the Warrego Highway between Toowoomba and Oakey was … [Read more...]

Better bridge to boost Warrego Highway

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Road safety and flood immunity on the Warrego Highway has been improved following the completion of a new bridge over Jingi Jingi Creek, around 53 kilometres west of Dalby. Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Darren Chester said the new concrete bridge would substantially improve … [Read more...]

Changed Traffic Conditions – Roma Saleyards

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Expect some changes to access to the Roma Saleyards from mid-way through next week. Starting Wednesday, 20 September, the main entrance to the Roma Saleyards will be temporarily closed to allow works to be undertaken. Alternative access arrangements will be in place for approximately 4 … [Read more...]

Queensland Road Safety Week

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It should be something we do, naturally, every day but this week we’re being asked to focus more than usual on Road Safety as we enter Road Safety Week across the state. Police and Department of Transport and others will be active this week in promoting the message and in an effort to convince us … [Read more...]

LNP to Review Speed Limits in Government

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The LNP announcement to review speed limits on 100 Queensland roads if they win the next election would be a major bonus for motorists on roads across the Warrego electorate, according to state member Ann Leahy. "It’s a move to ensure limits are sensible and safe.” “In South West Queensland, … [Read more...]