We are upgrading this priority section of the Donohue Highway which forms part of the Outback Way.
Diamantina Developmental Road (Boulia – Dajarra) Outback Way, reconstruct and widen
Works are underway to widen another 2km of the Diamantina Developmental Road between Boulia and Dajarra.
The Diamantina Developmental Road forms part of the Outback Way, a 2,800km route between Winton in Queensland and Laverton in Western Australia, via Alice Springs and the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in the Northern Territory.
Another 2km of the road is now being widened. This project is part of a broader program of works to upgrade the Outback Way.
- Improves safety
- Increases capacity
- Improves network efficiency
- Contributes to economy
- Contributes to regional growth
- Reduces maintenance
- Widening and sealing of 2km of the road to a width of 6m.
- Improved safety.
- Improved travel times.
- Providing additional overtaking opportunities.
QTRIP investment ID 833858
- Total investment
- $1.025 million
- Australian Government
- Queensland Government
Construction started in February 2021 with completion expected mid-2021. Local road crews from Boulia Shire Council are delivering the works.