Pavement widening works are being delivered along a 3km section of the Carnarvon Highway, about 33km east of St George.
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
- 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
Construction is expected to start in February 2021, weather and conditions permitting.