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Mackay Whitsunday

Key facts

Australia

90,140.2km2

Area covered by location1

3.38%

Population of Queensland1

2,231km

Other state-controlled road network

451km

National Land Transport Network2

437km 

National rail network

Program Highlights

Our top investments include:

  • $497.4 million Mackay Ring Road (Stage 1), including works between the intersection of the Mackay Ring Road and Bald Hill Road (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $350 million Mackay Port Access, Bruce Highway to Mackay - Slade Point Road, construct new two lane road (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $186.6 million Walkerston Bypass (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $144.6 million Mackay Northern Access upgrade (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $44.1 million Bruce Highway (Proserpine - Bowen), Ten Mile Creek to Yeates Creek safety improvements (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $35 million Peak Downs Highway (Clermont - Nebo), Wuthung Road to Caval Ridge Mine widening and strengthening pavement (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $23 million Bruce Highway (Mackay - Proserpine), Jumper Creek flood immunity upgrade (jointly funded with the Australian Government)

Investments (interactive)

You can view the list of investments for the Mackay Whitsunday area via the QTRIP interactive tool or in the QTRIP PDF

Map

Mackay Whitsunday area


Image: Molongle Creek (Gumlu), channel deepening.

1 Data source: Queensland Government Statistician's Office (Queensland Treasury), Queensland Regional Profiles. www.qgso.qld.gov.au, retrieved 9 March 2022

2 The detailed mapping data related to the National Land Transport Network (NLTN) Determination 2020 was not available at the time of publication. National Land Transport Network data and maps included assumed relevant state-controlled roads as at 1 July 2020.

 
 
Reflects QTRIP 2022–23 to 2025–26.