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Barcaldine–Aramac Road widening project


This project will widen and seal more than 6.5km of the Barcaldine-Aramac Road in central west Queensland.


About 17km south of Aramac on the Barcaldine-Aramac Road.


Late-2019, weather permitting.

  • Increased safety by providing safer overtaking and passing opportunities for cars, road trains, caravans and other vehicles. 
  • Increased network reliability through reducing the time the road is closed and/or inaccessible to motorists.
  • Improved access for the local school bus with the sealing of a bus stopping area.

Barcaldine Regional Council.


$2.09 million funded by the Queensland Government.

Central Region - Central West District

Project info

Works to improve the safety of the Barcaldine-Aramac Road commenced in February 2019.

The completed project will widen more than 6.5km of road to a width of 8m and will also provide additional overtaking opportunities about 17km south of Aramac.

This project will improve the safety of this important rural connector ensuring a reliable and resilient road network supporting access between Barcaldine and Aramac.

Works are expected to be completed late-2019, weather permitting.

Contact details

Phone: 07 4651 2777
Post: PO Box 3
Barcaldine QLD 4725

Project map

Barcaldine – Aramac Road widening project map 

Media gallery

Road widening to begin on Barcaldine-Aramac Road

Last updated
12 December 2019