Accelerated funding has been allocated through the following Road Stimulus Packages to increase investment in roads and transport infrastructure as part of The Queensland Economic Recovery Strategy.
Balonne Highway (St George – Bollon), construct heavy vehicle breakdown facility
The Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative will deliver targeted upgrades to the Carnarvon Highway and surrounding roads.
As part of the Townsville to Roma Corridor Upgrade, a heavy vehicle breakdown facility will be constructed on the Balonne Highway (St George – Bollon).
- Improves safety
- Increases capacity
- Contributes to economy
- Contributes to regional growth
- Provide 10 parking bays for type 2 multicombination vehicles.
- Reconstruct and widen the existing facility.
The project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 (federal:state) basis. Investment ID 1458298
- Total investment
- $2.048 million
- Australian Government
- $1.638 million
- Queensland Government
- $.41 million
Construction started on 26 April 2022 and is expected to be completed by October 2022, weather and conditions permitting.