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).

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth

Key features

  • Provide 10 parking bays for type 2 multicombination vehicles.
  • Reconstruct and widen the existing facility.

Funding

The project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis. Investment ID 1458298.

Total investment
$2.048 million
Australian Government
$1.638 million
Queensland Government
$.41 million

Current status

Construction is expected to start in July 2021, weather and conditions permitting.

Balonne Highway (St George – Bollon) heavy vehicle breakdown facility map

Balonne Highway St George Bollon construct heavy vehicle breakdown facility map