Works are underway to widen and seal more than 6.5km of the Barcaldine – Aramac Road in central west Queensland.
Barcaldine-Aramac Road rehabilitate and widen
Works are underway to widen and seal a 6.4km narrow section of the road.
The Barcaldine-Aramac Road is an important transport link for the cattle and agriculture industries and provides access to Townsville and other major centres in northern Queensland.
This project is part of a broader program of works to widen narrow sections of the road to a width of 8m.
In addition to this project, other widening works will be delivered on the road throughout 2021. It is expected that a total of 13km of the road will be widened during the year.This follows more than 6.5km of the road being widened in May 2020.
- Improves safety
- Increases capacity
- Improves network efficiency
- Improves flood immunity
- Reduces travel time
- Contributes to economy
- Contributes to regional growth
- Reduces maintenance
- Widen and seal 6.4km of narrow road to width of 8m.
- Improves safety.
- Improves travel times and wet weather access.
- Provides additional overtaking opportunities.
- Total investment
- $4.572 million
- Australian Government
- $3.658 million
- Queensland Government