High priority sections of the Donohue Highway have been upgraded.
Diamantina Developmental Road (Boulia – Dajarra) Outback Way, reconstruct and widen
Another 2km of the Diamantina Developmental Road has been widened 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.
This was 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
- Widened and sealed of 2km of the road to a width of 6m.
- Improved safety.
- Improved travel times.
- Provided additional overtaking opportunities.
The project was jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis. Investment ID 833858
- Total investment
- $1.025 million
- Australian Government
- Queensland Government
Construction started in February 2021 and was completed in April 2021.