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Warrego Highway Upgrade Program: Miles Western Access Upgrade

Overview:

This project upgraded the Warrego Highway through Miles and the intersections with Leichhardt Highway (north) and Leichhardt Highway (south). This project was delivered as part of the $635 million Warrego Highway Upgrade Program (WHUP) funded 80% by the federal government and 20% by the state government.

Location:

Miles, from Leichhardt Highway (south) intersection to west of the Roma line railway crossing.

Completion:

Construction of this project began in May 2018 and was completed in late October 2018.

Benefits:

To improve road safety and freight efficiency, particularly of heavy vehicle movements, at major intersections and through the township of Miles. Strengthening of deteriorating pavements to increase pavement life and reduce maintenance costs is a further benefit.

Supplier:

FKG Group.

Funding:

$10.7 million.

Regions:
Downs South West Region

Project info

The project included the Warrego Highway intersection approaches to Leichhardt Highway (south), Tully Street and Leichhardt Highway (north). The main goals of this project were:

  • to provide safe access to recreational and heavy vehicle rest areas
  • to improve the standard of pedestrian facilities for safety and traffic efficiency in the CBD
  • to reconstruct, widen, strengthen highway pavements
  • to improve safety at the intersections of the Leichhardt Highway (south), Dawson Street, Tully Street, the rest area just west of Miles and the intersection between the Warrego Highway and Leichhardt Highway (north)
  • to reduce driver uncertainty at key vehicle turning points.

Media gallery

Miles Western Access: map

Before and after images

Last updated
18 December 2018