More than 26km of the Barcaldine-Aramac Road is being gradually widened to improve travelling conditions.
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.
- Improves safety
- Increases capacity
- Improves flood immunity
- Reduces travel time
- Contributes to economy
- Contributes to regional growth
- Reduces maintenance
- 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.
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
Construction started in March 2021 and was completed in June 2021. Local road crews from RoadTek based in Winton, delivered the works.