Work Begins on Black Spot

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Major works are now underway on fixing a dangerous stretch of road incorporating the Carnarvon Highway and Roma-Taroom Road intersection. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said almost $2 million would be invested in building a safer intersection for the increasing … [Read more...]

Soon – We Won’t be Able to Miss It

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As work kicks on with the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing, the activity starting this week will give to us a real sense of project. Work starts this week on twin arch bridges that will carry New England Highway traffic over the top of the $1.6 billion Toowoomba Second Range Crossing where it … [Read more...]

Watch Out For Road Works

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The Department of Transport and Main Roads is reminding us that they will be busy undertaking reseal works between 31 January and 24 February 2017, weather permitting. The scheduled works are part of our ongoing maintenance program for the South West District. Various sections of roads are … [Read more...]

Keep School Zones in Focus

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Motorists be ready and aware!! The kids are heading back to school, so school zones apply to every school day for the next 10 weeks of term one and that means time to start watching our speed. It would seem we’re not all that good at watching the speedo in school zones and Police say we need … [Read more...]

Moonie Highway Crash Toll

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The young boy airlifted from yesterday’s horrific crash site on the Moonie Highway continues to cling to his life today in Brisbane’s Lady Cilento Hospital. The two -year -old toddler was one of five in the car which slammed into a tree at lunch time yesterday. The accident closed the highway … [Read more...]

PM Eyes on The Job

XXX on March 23, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The Australian Government is establishing a $1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund to help emerging technologies.

The Prime Minister made a visit to Queensland yesterday and joined Member for Groom, John McVeigh in Toowoomba to cast the Prime Ministerial peepers over the work and progress of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) project. He seems to have liked what he saw adding an almost ‘royal’ … [Read more...]

Works begin on Oakey to Miles Safety Upgrade

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Motorists travelling the Oakey to Miles section of the Warrego Highway will see a number of road projects commencing early this year as part of a $40 million project to improve road safety. Federal Member for Maranoa David Littleproud says dozens of jobs will be supported throughout the life of … [Read more...]

The BLITZ -The Next Phase

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Police have praised the majority of Queensland motorists following a decrease in both traffic crashes and traffic offences during the Festive Break phase of the Christmas Road Safety Campaign. For now, the 50-day Christmas Road Safety Campaign is in phase three – ‘School Holidays’ until 11.59pm … [Read more...]