Late 2015 - late 2018
Project status: September 2014 - February 2015
Three companies, comprising of local national and international contractors, operators and financiers have been shortlisted to participate in the request for proposals phase of the procurement process. Shortlisted companies will have the opportunity to work with Government on detailed proposals during this phase.
On Friday 31 January, the Queensland and Australian Governments announced that an agreement on the full funding of the Toowoomba Bypass had been reached. Construction on this vital piece of infrastructure is expected to commence mid 2015.
The announcement follows years of lobbying by successive Toowoomba City and Toowoomba Regional Councils.
More information is available here: www.qld.gov.au/tsrc
Caption From left: Member for Toowoomba South John McVeigh, Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio, Member for Lockyer Ian Rickuss (obscured), Queensland Transport Minister Scott Emerson, Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney, Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss, Member for Toowoomba North Trevor Watts, Federal Member for Groom Ian Macfarlane, Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls.
Toowoomba Second Range Crossing flyover video
For some more background information on the proposed Bypass please view the following articles:
The Toowoomba Second Range Crossing will: