Steger Road Infrastructure Enabling Project - Toowoomba Enterprise Hub Popular
Unloading box culverts for cross-road drainage
Council: Toowoomba Regional Council
Fund: Regional Capital Fund
Category: Economic Development Infrastructure
Constructing a two-lane asphalt road, with provision for trunk infrastructure, between a planned intermodal inland port and the Toowoomba Enterprise Hub will position the region as a national leader in transport and logistics and support thousands of jobs.
Total project cost
Funding (Freight Terminals Pty Ltd)
* Average number of Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) jobs supported by project construction (based on Queensland Treasury's Guidelines for estimating FTE jobs directly supported by the capital work program).
This project will provide critical infrastructure and utilities for one of Queensland's largest industrial zones—the Toowoomba Enterprise Hub—which services the growing demands of the agriculture and resources sectors.
Council estimates the hub could unlock $1.5 billion worth of economic growth, provide employment for between 12,000 to 15,000 people in the region, and create 13,300 jobs across Queensland.
This enabling infrastructure project has strong support from industry groups—including Freight Terminals Pty Ltd which is contributing funds—Port of Brisbane Group, Neil Mansell Group, The Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise, The Charlton Gas Pipeline Company and FKG Group.
The road upgrade will improve the safety for all users.
This project will improve erosion, sediment control and drainage.
Tree planting and landscaping will be in keeping with the amenity of the area.
2km of two-lane carriageway
Associated drainage works.
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