Cramsie – Muttaburra Road (Section 3), pave and seal

Almost 9km of the Cramsie – Muttaburra Road is being sealed to improve safety, efficiency and wet weather access for all road users.

Works are taking place about 70km north of Longreach to seal almost 9km more of the road to a width of 6m.

This road is part of a key link that connects central Queensland with northern Queensland and southern parts of Australia.

It also connects the communities of Longreach and Muttaburra, enabling access to essential goods and services, education and employment opportunities, and recreation facilities.


  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Better road access
  • Reduces travel time
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Improves ride quality

Key features

  • Seal almost 9km of gravel road to a width of 6m.
  • Provides additional overtaking opportunities.
  • Improves safety, travel times and wet weather access.


The project is fully funded by the Queensland Government under the Queensland Economic Recovery Strategy: Unite and recover for Queensland Jobs. 
Investment ID 1648493

Total investment
$5 million
Queensland Government
$5 million

Current status

Construction started on the project in October 2020 with completion expected in early 2022. Local crews from Longreach Regional Council are delivering the works.

Project map

Cramsie Muttaburra section 3 project map