Miling Bypass

Great Northern Highway is being upgraded from Lyons East Road to Miling North Road, including the construction of an eastern bypass of the Miling town site. Road safety will be significantly improved by directing road trains away from the town centre and local primary school.

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The contract to undertake these works has been awarded to Watpac Civil and Mining Pty Ltd.

Scope of works

  • Re-alignment of Miling West Road to provide a direct access road to the CBH facility from the north of the town;
  • A southern realignment of Miling Moora Road to avoid floodplains; and
  • A realignment of Miling East Road to provide a staggered T-intersection for safe crossing of the bypass.



Image: Miling Bypass map


Key benefits 

  • Better separation of local and heavy traffic, improving safety
  • Minimisation of noise and vibration in the small farming town
  • Improved freight efficiency and fuel economy


​Key dates

Construction start: April 2018

Construction finish: Mid 2019


Last Updated: 26 April 2018