Another 2km of the highway between Winton and Kynuna has been widened and strengthened.
Landsborough Highway (Winton – Kynuna) (Section 2) pavement strengthening and widening
A high priority section of the Landsborough Highway north of Winton has been widened and strengthened.
The Landsborough Highway is the principal north-south route servicing western Queensland and is a key tourism route and vital transport supply chain.
The project has widened and strengthened another 3km section of highway between Winton and Kynuna, ensuring a safe driving experience for all road users.
- Improves safety
- Increases capacity
- Improves flood immunity
- Contributes to economy
- Contributes to regional growth
- Improves ride quality
- Widened and sealed 3km of road to a width of 8m.
- Improves safety.
- Improves travel times and wet weather access.
The project was jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis as part of tranche 2 of the Road Safety Program.
- Total investment
- $$6 million
- Australian Government
- $$4.8 million
- Queensland Government
- $$1.2 million
Construction started in August 2021 and was completed in December 2021 by local road crews from RoadTek based in Winton.