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Warrego Highway Upgrade Program: Chinchilla Heavy Vehicle Route Strategy


This planning project will deliver a long-term strategy for the provision and management of a heavy vehicle road corridor that will cater for a freight-efficient and safe route.




To plan a future road network that will allow the township of Chinchilla to grow and progress in an economically sustainable and safe environment.


$1 million

Downs South West Region

Project info

Chinchilla has been a key service centre for the energy industry.

A heavy vehicle highway corridor at Chinchilla is being considered as a long-term option to address network needs in a 20-50 year time frame.

The purpose of this planning study is to develop and substantiate a strategy for the identification and long-term protection of a safe and functional future highway corridor at Chinchilla that caters for heavy vehicles. This planning study is expected to be completed by mid-2019.

Community info

This planning project is part of the $635 million Warrego Highway Upgrade Program (WHUP) to be implemented between 2014 and mid-2019. The WHUP is funded 80% by the federal government and 20% by the state government.
Last updated
11 May 2018