Carnarvon Highway (Injune - Rolleston) and Arcadia Valley Road, upgrade intersection

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 ROSI initiative) the Carnarvon Highway (Injune - Rolleston) intersection with Arcadia Valley Road has been completed.


  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Better road access
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth

Key features

  • Widening to install a dedicated right turn lane.
  • Shoulder widening to improve left turn movements.
  • Improved safety for heavy vehicles.


The project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis. Investment ID 1147741.

Total investment
$1.3 million
Australian Government
$1.04 million
Queensland Government
$.26 million

Current status

Construction began on 23 March 2021 and was completed in late-May 2021.

Carnarvon Highway Arcadia Valley Road project location map

Carnarvon Highway Arcadia Valley Road project location map