Carnarvon Highway (Mungindi – St George), widen and seal

Works involve pavement widening and sealing between 81.71km and 84.99km east of St George.

The works will be delivered through the Regional Economic Enabling Fund (REEF), a package of works that will deliver targeted upgrades to many roads across regional Queensland in response to COVID-19.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth

Key features

  • Pavement widening and sealing of a 3km section of the highway about 33km east of St George.

Funding

The project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis.
Investment ID 1693206.

Total investment
$4.5 million
Australian Government
$3.6 million
Queensland Government
$0.9 million

Current status

Construction started on 10 May 2021 and is expected to be completed in July 2021, weather and conditions permitting. 
Carnarvon Highway (Mungindi – St George) – widen and seal project map

Map of the project area on the Carnarvon Highway, between Mugindi and St George