Diamantina Developmental Road (Charleville - Quilpie) – pavement widening

Priority pavement widening works are being delivered on various sections of the Diamantina Developmental Road (Charleville – Quilpie) between 69.59km to 152km west of Charleville.

The works will be delivered through the Regional Economic Enabling Fund (REEF), a package of works that will deliver targeted upgrades to many roads across regional Queensland in response to COVID-19. REEF will deliver progressive sealing, pavement strengthening and widening and bridge and floodway upgrades, providing remote communities with more employment opportunities and better connections to other vital services.


  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Contributes to economy

Key features

  • Pavement widening on various sections to 8m.
  • Improved overtaking opportunities.


These projects are jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis.

Total investment
$6.65 million
Australian Government
$5.32 million
Queensland Government
$1.33 million

Current status

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

Diamantina Developmental Road (Charleville - Quilpie) pavement widening map