Carnarvon Highway (Roma - Injune), Orange Hill, Lalors Lane, upgrade intersection

The Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative has delivered targeted upgrades to the Carnarvon Highway and surrounding roads.

As part of the Townsville to Roma Corridor Upgrade, the Carnarvon Highway (Roma – Injune) intersection with Lalors Lane has been upgraded along with other safety works at Orange Hill.


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

Key features

  • Pavement widening between 7.78km to 9.4km.
  • Lalors Lane intersection upgrade.
  • Painted median treatment.
  • School bus pullover bays.
  • Increased safety signage.


The project was jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis. Investment ID 1458857

Total investment
$3.9 million
Australian Government
$3.12 million
Queensland Government
$0.78 million

Current status

Construction started on 6 April 2021 and was completed on 23 December 2021.

Carnarvon Highway (Roma - Injune) – pavement widening and safety improvements map