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

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, the Carnarvon Highway (Roma – Injune) will be upgraded. Works will include pavement widening 8km north of Roma, Lalors Lane intersection upgrade and safety improvements.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Contributes to economy

Key features

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

Funding

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

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

Current status

Construction is expected to start in February 2021, weather and conditions permitting.

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