The Newell Highway provides the major road freight route between Queensland and Victoria, and connects dozens of regional centres and communities along its 1060km length.
To meet the challenge and improve the productivity of our regional economies, the NSW Government committed $500 million for the Newell Highway from the $2 billion Regional Road Freight Corridors Program in the Rebuilding NSW State Infrastructure Strategy 2014 Update.
INSW was consulted for the information included for this project. A copy of the full pipeline document is available at www.insw.com.
Expand to read more Collapse to see less
Project stage info
Stage 1: Initial Government Announcement
NSW Roads and Maritime Services
Sponsor Contact Details
Roads and Maritime Services
Form of project announcement
The Newell Highway provides the major road freight route between Queensland and Victoria, and connects dozens of regional centres and communities along its 1060km length,
Short term investment priorities include:
• Upgrading sections of the Newell Highway.
• Building new alignments and bypasses for some parts
of the Newell Highway.
• Additional passing lanes.
• Replacing bridges.
• Heavy vehicle enforcement facilities.
Indicative timetable of project development
Progress planning and delivery.