Landsborough Highway (Winton – Kynuna), pavement strengthening and widening

Another 2km of the highway between Winton and Kynuna has been widened and strengthened.

The Landsborough Highway is the principal north-south route serving western Queensland and is a key tourism route and vital supply chain.

A section of about 2km of highway between Winton and Kynuna has been widened and strengthened to ensure the highway provides a safe driving experience for all road users.

 

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Improves flood immunity
  • Reduces travel time
  • Contributes to economy
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Reduces maintenance

Key features

  • Widened and sealed about 2km of road to width of 8m.
  • Improved safety.
  • Improved travel times and wet weather access.
  • Provision of additional overtaking opportunities.
     

Funding

The project was jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis. Investment ID 1834546

Total investment
$4 million
Australian Government
$3.2 million
Queensland Government
$800,000

Current status

Construction started in March 2021 and was completed in June 2021. Local road crews from RoadTek based in Winton, delivered the works.

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