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Darling Downs

Key facts

Australia

79,520.9km2

Area covered by location1

5.67%

Population of Queensland1

3,889km

Other state-controlled road network

644km

National Land Transport Network2

687km 

National rail network

Program Highlights

Our top investments include:

  • $45.5 million Gore Highway (Toowoomba - Goondiwindi) upgrades at various locations (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $45.2 million Gore Highway (Millmerran - Goondiwindi), Wyaga Creek floodway upgrade (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $25 million Cunningham Highway, Eight Mile intersection upgrade (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $19.5 million New England Highway (Warwick - Wallangarra) safety improvements
  • $17 million Gore Highway (Pittsworth - Millmerran) pavement rehabilitation (various locations) (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $11.5 million New England Highway (Toowoomba - Warwick) high risk roads safety improvements
  • $6.8 million Barwon Highway (Talwood - Nindigully), Weengallon pavement widening (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $6.5 million New England Highway Bikeway, Highfields to Toowoomba (Stage 2)
  • $6.3 million Emu Swamp Dam, construct supporting road infrastructure (jointly funded with the Australian Government)

Investments (interactive)

You can view the list of investments for the Darling Downs area via the QTRIP interactive tool or in the QTRIP PDF

Map

Darling Downs area


Image: Tchanning Creek Bridge timber bridge replacement. Condamine Road, Tchanning Creek, Roma.

1 Data source: Queensland Government Statistician's Office (Queensland Treasury), Queensland Regional Profiles. www.qgso.qld.gov.au, retrieved 9 March 2022

2 The detailed mapping data related to the National Land Transport Network (NLTN) Determination 2020 was not available at the time of publication. National Land Transport Network data and maps included assumed relevant state-controlled roads as at 1 July 2020.

 
 
Reflects QTRIP 2022–23 to 2025–26.