Bowen Developmental Road (Collinsville – Belyando Crossing), Deception Creek to Bulgonunna Creek, pave and seal

The Bowen Developmental Road forms the arterial link between the Queensland coast and the northern Bowen Basin, as well as linking the northern and central Bowen Basin coal mines and towns. This project further improves the condition and safety of the Bowen Developmental Road after sealing was completed between Rockingham Creek and Mount Coolon in April 2021.

The project continues sealing work on the Bowen Developmental Road after sealing was completed between Rockingham Creek and Mount Coolon in April 2021. 

The project provides an 8m wide sealed bitumen road and replace ageing and damaged culvert structures, upgrades signage and improves the overall condition and safety of the Bowen Developmental Road. 

As well as improving road safety, the project also improves travel speeds, overall road reliability during wet weather and caters to increasing traffic volumes. 

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Better road access
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Reduces maintenance
  • Improves ride quality

Key features

  • Improve road safety
  • Improve travel speeds and reduce vehicle operating costs
  • Reduce ongoing maintenance costs
  • Improve road reliability during wet weather
  • Improve overtaking opportunities
  • Cater for increasing traffic volumes.

Funding

The project was fully funded by the Queensland Government as part of the Roads Infrastructure Stimulus Package. Investment ID 1646914

Total investment
$15 million
Queensland Government
$15 million

Current status

The project was completed late 2021. 

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