Northern District

16 Projects in Northern District

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  1. Burdekin River Bridge, rehabilitation program

    Rehabilitation and maintenance program to preserve the structural integrity of the Burdekin River Bridge. The ongoing program will ensure a safe and durable crossing is maintained for the long-term...

    Burdekin River Bridge
  2. Bruce Highway (Bowen-Ayr), Inkerman overtaking lane and safety improvement projects

    Construction of a new northbound overtaking lane on the Bruce Highway at Fredericksfield and upgrades to the intersection with Mount Inkerman Road...

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  3. Bruce Highway (Ingham – Innisfail), Gairloch Floodway, improve safety

    Planning has commenced to improve safety and reduce the time of closure due to flooding on a complex section of the Bruce Highway at the Gairloch floodway, 5km north of Ingham...

    Gairloch floodway on the Bruce Highway north of Ingham
  4. Bruce Highway, (Ingham – Innisfail) Ingham to Cardwell Range Deviation, plan and preserve corridor

    The department has been actively working with the community to address the challenges associated with the Bruce Highway from South of Ingham to the Cardwell Range...

    The map shows the locality of the existing Bruce Highway, from south of Ingham, north through the Gairloch floodway and up to the Cardwell Range. Cardwell is northeast of the map. A solid dark blue line west of the Bruce Highway indicates the current proposed Ingham to Cardwell deviation project corridor. This is known as the Western 2A Deviation, which has been gazetted as future state-controlled road. The local road network, including Halifax Road and Lannercost Street are also highlighted on the map.
  5. Flinders Highway (Townsville – Charters Towers), Townsville to Mingela Range (Package 1 and 2), construct overtaking lanes

    Three new overtaking opportunities on this key inland freight route to improve safety for motorists...

    New Flinders Highway overtaking lanes project location map.
  6. Garbutt - Upper Ross Road (Riverway Drive) (Stage 2), Allambie Lane to Dunlop Street, duplicate to four lanes

    The Riverway Drive Stage 2 project will improve the safety, capacity and efficiency of Riverway Drive between Allambie Lane and Dunlop Street in Kelso, Townsville...

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  7. Gregory Developmental Road (Charters Towers - Lynd), package of works

    Culvert upgrade, pavement strengthening and pavement widening on Gregory Developmental Road between Charters Towers and the Lynd...

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  8. North Queensland Principal Cycle Network, Townsville City Centre to James Cook University

    The Townsville City Centre to James Cook University Cycleway Planning project is designed to establish a long-term vision to provide a fit-for-purpose, interconnected and safe bike route between the...

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  9. Townsville Connection Road (Idalia), University Road to Bowen Road Bridge, improve safety

    We are upgrading Townsville Connection Road to dual lanes between University Road and Bowen Road Bridge...

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  10. Townsville Connection Road (Stuart Drive), Bowen Road Bridge (Idalia), duplicate bridge and approaches

    A new upstream bridge will be constructed over Ross River in Townsville adjacent to the existing Bowen Road Bridge...

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  11. Townsville Eastern Access Rail corridor

    The Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor (TEARC) project is a proposed 8.3km rail freight line connecting the North Coast rail line directly into the Port of Townsville...

    Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor
  12. Townsville Northern Access Intersections Upgrade (Bruce Highway, Veales Road to Pope Road)

    The Townsville Northern Access Intersections Upgrade project will improve road safety, efficiency and travel time reliability for freight and passenger vehicles on the Bruce Highway in Townsville...

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  13. Townsville Ring Road (Stage 5)

    Construction started in June 2021 and was completed in early October 2023...

    Hervey Range Developmental Road interchange (looking north), photo shows two overpasses and traffic traveling across the overpasses and underneath