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Warrego Highway Upgrade Program: Jondaryan - Sabine Road intersection upgrade

Overview:

The department improved highway safety by providing a traffic intersection that could accommodate heavy vehicle manoeuvres onto and off the Warrego Highway at Sabine Road.

Location:

Jondaryan

Completion:

January 2017

Benefits:
  • Improved motorist safety by providing a traffic intersection that accommodates heavy vehicle movements, reducing vehicle queues and the risk of accidents.
  • Improved freight efficiency and productivity by facilitating freight vehicle access to adjacent mining, wheat and beef industry enterprises.
Supplier:

Hazell Brothers.

Funding:

As part of the Warrego Highway Upgrade Program (WHUP), 80% funded by the federal government and 20% by the state government.

Regions:
Downs South West Region

Project info

The project implemented the following works at the Jondaryan–Sabine Road intersection with the Warrego Highway, immediately east of the township of Jondaryan:

  • Widening of existing pavement by up to 12m to allow sufficient space for safe traffic movements and storage, including the widening of adjacent culverts.
  • Sufficient space for at least one B-Double vehicle between the rail and road through lanes.
  • Sufficient allowance for deceleration and further B-Double storage on the highway from both eastern and western approaches. A 10 year (2028) design traffic queue length has been used.

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The completed intersection at Jondaryn-Sabine Rd
The completed intersection at Jondaryn-Sabine Rd.
Last updated
31 July 2017