Accelerated funding has been allocated through the following Road Stimulus Packages to increase investment in roads and transport infrastructure as part of The Queensland Economic Recovery Strategy.
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
- 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
Construction began on 23 March 2021 and was completed in late-May 2021.