Diamantina Developmental Road (Quilpie – Windorah), widen and seal

Works involve widening to 8m and sealing a 4.7km section of the Diamantina Developmental Road (Quilpie – Windorah).

The Regional Economic Enabling Fund is a package of projects that will deliver works including progressive sealing, pavement strengthening and widening, and bridge and floodway upgrades across remote, rural and regional Queensland.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Reduces maintenance
  • Improves ride quality

Key features

  • Shoulder widening to 8m
  • Sealing a 4.7km section

Funding

This project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 (federal: state) basis. Investment ID 2421210

Total investment
$2 million
Australian Government
$1.6 million
Queensland Government
$0.4 million

Current status 

Construction is expected to start in mid-2023 and be completed in late 2023, weather and construction conditions permitting. 

Diamantina Developmental Road (Quilpie – Windorah), widen and seal project location map

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