Barcaldine – Aramac Road, rehabilitate pavement
Works are underway to widen and seal more than 6.5km of the Barcaldine – Aramac Road in central west Queensland.
This project is part of a broader program of works to widen narrow sections of the road to a width of 8m.
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
- Widening and sealing more than 6.5km of narrow road to width of 8m.
- Improved safety.
- Improved travel times and wet weather access.
- Providing additional overtaking opportunities.
Funded by the Queensland Government. Investment ID 1078723
- Total investment
- $5.665 million
- Queensland Government
- $5.655 million
Construction started in January 2021 with completion expected late 2021. Local road crews from Barcaldine Regional Council are delivering the works.