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Gregory Developmental Road: Charters Towers to the Lynd

Overview:

Pavement widening and strengthening approximately 16 kilometres of narrow sections on the Gregory Developmental Road.

Location:

Gregory Developmental Road, between Charters Towers and the Lynd.

Completion:

Construction commenced on the first site in June 2017; and construction at all sites is expected to be complete in mid-2020.

Benefits:

This upgrade will improve safety and efficiency for road users.

Supplier:

Both Charters Towers Regional Council and RoadTek are delivering the project on behalf of the Department of Transport and Main Roads.

Funding:

The $42.28 million project is funded by the Queensland Government.

Regions:
North Queensland Region - Northern District

Project info

Both Charters Towers Regional Council and RoadTek will be delivering the pavement widening and strengthening works at a number of work sites between 2016-17 and 2019-20.

Construction of the first section between Bluff Downs Road and Basalt River Bridge was completed in June 2018.

Construction of the second section extending north-west from Basalt River Bridge commenced in August 2018. Work is being carried out by Charters Towers Regional Council and is due to be complete in late-2019.

Construction of the third section will be carried out by RoadTek, with construction planned to commence in  late 2019.

All works are expected to be completed in  mid-2020, weather permitting.

The pavement widening and strengthening works will improve safety for all users of Gregory Developmental Road, particularly heavy vehicles.

Community info

The project's Customer & Stakeholder Management team is committed to listening to stakeholders and values all community feedback during the project's construction.

Contact details

Email: engagement.northern@tmr.qld.gov.au
Phone: 1800 625 648

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Gregory Developmental Road (pavement widening)
Last updated
04 August 2019