Works are underway to widen and seal a 6.4km narrow section of the road.
Landsborough Highway (Winton – Kynuna), pavement strengthening and widening
Works are underway to widen and strengthen about 2km of the highway between Winton and Kynuna.
The Landsborough Highway is the principal north-south route serving western Queensland and is a key tourism route and vital supply chain.
The project will widen and strengthen a section of about 2km between Winton and Kynuna 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
- Widen and seal about 2km of road to width of 8m.
- Improves safety.
- Improves travel times and wet weather access.
- Provides additional overtaking opportunities.
The project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis.
- Total investment
- $4 million
- Australian Government
- $3.2 milllion
- Queensland Government
Construction started in March 2021 with completion expected in June 2021. Local road crews from RoadTek are delivering the works.