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Kennedy Developmental Road (The Lynd - Hughenden) progressive sealing

Overview:

Progressive sealing of Kennedy Developmental Road from The Lynd to Hughenden.

Location:

The Lynd to Hughenden, Flinders Shire.

Benefits:

This project will improve productivity, resilience and safety on this regional road.

Funding:

$50 million jointly funded, 80% by the Australian Government and 20% by the Queensland Government.

Regions:
North West Region

Project info

The scope of works for this project includes sealing approximately 42km of the remaining unsealed sections on the Kennedy Developmental Road between The Lynd and Hughenden.

This project will:

  • improve travel reliability by increasing flood immunity throughout the corridor by up to 5 days per annum on average
  • improve road safety by providing a sealed road surface of 8 metres width
  • improve reliability and efficiency of freight movements
  • reduce whole-of-life asset management costs by sealing unsealed sections that incur regular damage due to wet season effects.

This project is 1 of a number of packages of works on the Kennedy Developmental Road funded under the Northern Australia Roads Programme.

Contact details

Email: cloncurry.office@tmr.qld.gov.au
Phone: 07 4769 3200
Last updated
07 December 2017