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Kennedy Developmental Road (The Lynd-Hughenden) upgrade


Progressive sealing of the Kennedy Developmental Road between The Lynd and Hughenden.


The Lynd to Hughenden - Flinders and Etheridge Shire Councils.


The Kennedy Developmental Road, is a vital link in supporting livestock, mining, tourism and freight industries. This project will improve productivity, resilience and safety on this regional road.


$53.32 million jointly funded, 80% by the Australian Government and 20% by the Queensland Government.

Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program 2019–20 to 2022–23

North Queensland Region - North West District

Project info

The scope of works for this project includes sealing approximately 42km of the remaining 100.7km of unsealed road on the Kennedy Developmental Road between The Lynd and Hughenden. 

The works on the Kennedy Developmental Road are funded under the Northern Australia Roads Program.

The project is jointly funded with the Australian Government contributing $42.66 million and the Queensland Government $10.66 million. 

The works being delivered by Flinders Shire Council and Etheridge Shire Council are scheduled for completion in early 2020, weather and construction conditions permitting. 

Contact details

Phone: 07 4769 3200
Last updated
07 January 2020