Review of New England Highway Upgrade

Dept. of Transport and Main Roads


Planner, Modeller

Peter was tasked to review TMR’s upgrade plans for a section of the New England Highway between Hampton and Geham, north of Toowoomba. Working as part of a team, led by the RPS Group (formerly Conics) in Toowomba, Peter examined many aspects of the upgrade, including road safety, economics, design standards, drainage and the needs of cyclists. Peter’s work provided the key element of the review - the analysis of the Main Roads design, examination of the safety and economic issues with the road, and the development of a new design that better matches the community's values. The review was well received by the Minister, the RACQ, SAVE and the Greens and by the Toowoomba Regional Council.