The Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative will deliver targeted upgrades to the Carnarvon Highway and surrounding roads.
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
- 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
Construction started on 6 April 2021 and was completed on 23 December 2021.