Reconstruction works - Flinders Highway
Reconstruction works on the Flinders Highway between Hughenden and Cloncurry are part of a program of works being delivered under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery (NDRRA), a joint federal and state initiative.
Various locations on the Flinders Highway between Hughenden and Cloncurry including Richmond and Julia Creek.
Queensland’s road network received more damage than any other state government asset during the flood and cyclone events of 2010/2011. Road by road, across regional Queensland we’re reconstructing our transport network.
More than $195 million has been budgeted for Operation Queenslander works in North West Queensland. Operation Queenslander is being delivered under Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA). Under these arrangements, the Australian Government provides 75% of the funding, with 25% from the Queensland Government.
- North West Region
Operation Queenslander is the largest reconstruction effort in Queensland’s history, rebuilding communities, fixing infrastructure and restoring regional economies after flooding and cyclone events in 2010/2011.
Multiple sites along the 400km section of the Flinders Highway have been reconstructed over the past 18 months. The reconstruction works have included pavement rehabilitation and bitumen resurfacing.
Our state is a hive of activity as we get on with reconstruction. It’s important that you plan your trip and stay updated about changes to the road network.
To stay up to-date, please check 13 19 40 Traffic and Travel Information website or phone line, the department’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, listen for community service announcements and look out for electronic variable message signs.
Your patience and cooperation is appreciated while these important works are underway.
Please slow down – roadwork safety is your responsibility too.